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The Vile Village Themes

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Themes

Unity

Perhaps the strongest theme throughout the Series of Unfortunate Events is that of unity. No matter what horrific events are thrown at the Baudelaire children, they unite against the evil to overcome their obstacles. Throughout the novel, the children are very good about working together, highlighting each of their strengths to form an unbeatable team. The reader first sees this unity when the children arrive at Hector's house in chapter seven. Sunny suggests spending the night underneath the Nevermore Tree because she's small enough to underneath the mass of feathers, and she'll be able to find out how the couplets are getting there. Klaus, the penultimate researcher, accesses Hector's secret library to discover forgotten V.F.D. rules that might free Jacques. Meanwhile, Violet, the inventor, works on Hector's self-sustaining hot air mobile home in the hopes of creating a perfect escape vehicle. Although this plan does not...

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