The Looking Glass Wars Themes

Frank Beddor
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Revenge

Revenge is a theme that motivates many of the characters in this novel. The novel begins with the story of the civil war that raged between Genevieve and her sister, Redd, when Redd was disowned and passed over for queen because of her refusal to embrace the traditions and White Imagination of her family. Redd was angry and embarrassed by her mother's decision, therefore she killed her mother and tried to take the throne anyway. Genevieve fought her and won. To get revenge, Redd raised an army and built an invincible assassin, The Cat.

In the aftermath of Redd's takeover of the throne, Dodge finds himself consumed by a need for revenge due to the death of his father and his beloved Alyss. Dodge fights for thirteen years with the rebels, working as hard as he can to get a chance to kill The Cat and to get...

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