An Analysis Of Alexa's Marino Mission

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Have you ever been suspicious towards the government? In the novel Marino Mission, we meet Alexa who is suspicious of what the government is doing to dolphins. Alexa’s mission is complex. The mission exudes secrecy because they investigate illegal activity, have only precarious information, and are keeping it a secret from Alexa’s mother.

Immediately, Alexa’s mission is clandestined because she is basically investigating illegal activity. Because she is making inquiries about a government facility, she can’t open up about her suspicions. “In fact, they promulgated a law two years ago that made it illegal for anyone to catch a wild dolphin in these waters” (Chapman, page 71). Notably, Alexa knows that what could be happening is illegal.

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