Discrimination In John Wyndham's The Chrysalids

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Very often novels have many thrilling and exclusive themes. These themes represent the author’s views on many different aspects. Many authors use reflective themes to express their opinion on an regular done issue, in this case “discrimination.” John Wyndham’s, The Chrysalids gives the reader a point of you of the “abnormal people,” and makes you feel a certain way about the discrimination going on in this story. The story proves, that discrimination was demonstrated through the words and actions of groups of characters making judgments, a major theme in the novel. Making judgments of other beings is discriminating them, and this may affect a group of people, in The Chrysalids its representing David and the group of telepaths, because they’re considered evil and society considers their “deviant qualities” a threat which later will cause…show more content…
People tend to argue/fight leading into destruction causing conflicts, over differences if its physically or even spiritually. Any difference than what you are use to, often bring out destructive sides of human, we often only accept “normal” people into our society. The Chrysalids is a story that has much to do with despicable, but commonly seen nature of humans. Secondly because of discriminating one another, anger will be built up because of the judgments and the level of equality and erupt with controversies. Also, this is not a one vs. one, it’s a society vs. society only because there’s large groups of people who are “normal”, and a large group of “deviants” and these both groups are opposing each

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