Analysis Of The Book A Cage Of Butterflies

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The world is selfish place, full of selfish people with cruel intentions. No one does anything descent or kind for anyone else, without it benefitting themselves in some kind of way. Kindness (generosity?) isn 't free. We all pay for it in the end…eventually. The book A Cage of Butterflies, by Brian Casswell, is an episodic narrative about 'babies ', who are stolen from their families to be used as lab rats. They are separated from the rest of society. Labelled and bullied. Used as nothing but toys for people to play with. They are merely just delicate butterflies trying to escape the cold, hard metal bars of a cage. In a world where everyone is taught to blend in, it is easy to spot the ones who stand out. The ones who are singled out. Labelled and separated from the rest of society. These kids were afraid of being themselves; afraid of the life which they had in store. Being 'special ' made it hard enough to cope with everyday struggles and situations, so when they were taken from their families and entered into a new and unfamiliar environment, it made it ten times harder to adjust to the new normality 's and rules of "The Farm". The readers position, helps them to observe the character Chris as a prime example of someone who is putting on a show and pretending to be "Normal" all for the sake of fitting in. The human mind is a powerful piece of machinery with a distinct "us" versus "them" intellect. Without realization, humans subconsciously separate others into
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