When the English Fall Themes & Motifs

Williams, David
This Study Guide consists of approximately 55 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of When the English Fall.
This section contains 2,656 words
(approx. 7 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the When the English Fall Study Guide

The Choice Between Peace or Violence

One of the most important tenets of the Amish faith is nonviolence. This is something that Jacob adheres to, as well as the other members of his community. They always treat others with kindness and generosity, and will not even hurt another in self defense. When they were living in peaceful times this was not especially hard to follow, because there was no need for violence. When the Blackout occurs and the English world around them collapses, however, they are faced with the choice between relying on violence to protect themselves and their community, or following their faith and refusing to take up arms. The English who live around the Amish settlement are quick to form armed groups and hunt down the killers of the Stolfutz family, and they do this so quickly that it does not even seem like they...

(read more)

This section contains 2,656 words
(approx. 7 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the When the English Fall Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
When the English Fall from BookRags. (c)2020 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.