Alienation And Isolation In John The Savage

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Another apparent case of alienation and isolation would be in regards to John “The Savage”. John himself is a victim of alienation not only by the World State but also by the Malpai Indian Reservation where he was raised. The Reservation shunned him because of the color of his skin and the fact that his mother, Linda, was provocative towards married men. Regardless of the hateful actions of the other reservation members, John was able to find solace in two things: Shakespeare’s writing and the stories Linda told to him as a child. Throughout John’s childhood Linda would tell stories about the wonderful times she had when she lived in the World State. These stories gave John hope for the day he would finally be accepted as a person. So it is
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