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Essay On The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street

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In many dystopian compositions, the characters In The Giver by Lois Lowry, Jonas, the receiver of memory chooses to return all the memories back to his communities so that they could have a life with emotions, color, and diversity. In The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street by Rod Serling, members of the street were being very paranoid because some aliens came to their community to raid them. They had played with the neighbors, which lead to false accusations on each other. Jonas and the residents of the community show paranoia because they were second guessing their peers, they were hoping that no false accusations happen on them, and also because they want to protect themselves and their loved ones so that nothing bad happens to them. In both the Giver, and The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street, Jonas and the nearby residents were second guessing their peers. Serling wrote “ ‘And he never did come out to look at that thing that flew overhead. He wasn’t even interested. Why? Why didn’t he come out with the rest of us look? ‘He always was an oddball. Him and his whole family. Real oddball.’ ‘Why don’t you say we ask him?’ ‘Maybe you better tell us. Nothing’s working on this…show more content…
For example, in The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street, and The Giver, the characters are alike because they show paranoia because they were second guessing their peers, they acting like leaders to their community, and also because they want to protect themselves so that nothing bad happens to them, or their loved ones. Both of these texts proves that just because the plot or structure of the story is completely different, it does not mean that the characters have to be different. In fact, it shows that the books are very alike, and they are also very relatable. The characters truly show that they are dependable, trustworthy, and brave to their peers. Also, the
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