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Paranormalcy Themes

Kiersten White
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Themes

Prejudice

Prejudice is a strong them in this story, as the humans at IPCA seem to think they are better than paranormals. They look down on the paranormal creatures, considering them inferior and not really people at all. IPCA attempt to control them by tagging and tracking them and in most cases imprisoning them in the center. They justify this by saying that paranormals are a threat to normal humans and that the agency is acting as mankind's protector. However, in doing so, IPCA gives paranormals no rights or freedom. They do not consider this a bad thing or even consider that many paranormals are no risk at all. Others, such as werewolves, are only a risk at specific times and could otherwise lead normal lives. Even among the paranormals who really are dangerous, such as vampires, not all are vicious or want to harm humans. IPCA also seems...

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