The Adoration of Jenna Fox Themes

Mary E. Pearson
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What makes a human? / Search for Self

One of the primary themes within the novel is the search for self, combined with the question of what makes up a human being. In the story, Jenna is recreated, using technology, from a mere ten percent of her brain. Her memories are uploaded to a biological backup computer, so to speak, which is then loaded into the new Jenna. When she learns this, Jenna begins to question whether she is now considered a human being. She begins to question what percentage is acceptable, and whether a soul can exist within a lab created environment, such as the one she has been given. She knows things she should not, as a result of her upload, and sees and behaves in ways unique to many human beings. On the other hand, Jenna is able to feel emotion, pain, fear, sorrow, and pity, is...

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