House Of The Scorpion Quote Analysis

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Injustice is everywhere, but in an abundance of different shapes and forms. Judgement is the basis of injustice and people are judged on a multitude of reasons like: where they come from, the language they speak, who they are, what they are, and what they do. Injustice also appears in novels, and the characters fight against it. Two novels that have this are The Outsiders and The House of the Scorpion. The characters in these books fight against the injustice to make their world more fair. Characters from The Outsiders experience injustice and fight against it. Greasers experience injustice in behalf of the fact that they are poor. This is confirmed with: “Greasers can’t walk alone too much or they’ll get jumped, or someone will come by and scream ‘Greaser!’ at them…”(Hinton 2). Greasers are judged for being poor, but the rich kids aren’t judged when they break the law for fun, when the greasers can barely obtain enough money to eat. Greasers are thought to be atrocious for the reason: they have nothing to lose. Nevertheless not all greasers are like that. This is shown with: “ Leave [Cherry] alone Dallas.” (Hinton 24). Even though not all greasers are evil, they are all categorized together, and can’t be told apart from just how they look, and what they indulge in.…show more content…
An example of injustice is how clones are not thought of as other humans, but they are thought of as animals. This is shown with: “ That’s disgusting clones aren’t people.” (Farmer 26). Clones are just animals used for body parts. However, there are respectable people trying to stop this injustice, by asking the victims how they were wronged, then punishing the victimizers.This is confirmed with: “ And Ton-Ton without a single misspoken word told the whole story…suddenly the doorway swarmed with [police].” (Farmer 360 - 362). The injustice was stopped and the author showed how to stop
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