Summary Of The Maze Runner

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Maze Runner starts with a young teenage boy who wakes up in an elevator and he has no memory at all, except for his name, Thomas. When the doors to the elevator open he finds himself surrounded by a bunch of teenage boys who recall nothing but their names as well. Once Thomas was introduced to everyone, he looks around to where he was stuck. He learns, they are all trapped and discover that it’s a maze. There were four giant walls that had doors that opened every day and closes at night. They also had figured out how to live and survive by farming and they made homes for themselves. The Glade, (which is what they called the area), was run by two main teenagers. The main leaders of the group being Newt and Alby. The reason they are the leaders…show more content…
There is a group that is called W.I.C.K.E.D., and they are trying to figure out a cure to this. So the story begins with a young teenager named Thomas who is stuck with a whole bunch of other guys in a maze and they are trying to solve the maze and trying to survive. While they have no memory whatsoever either. Then there is a girl named Teresa who come later, but when she comes everything changes the maze wall that close and protects them during the night are left open and all the Grievers are let in and start to kill a lot of the teenagers. So in desperation Thomas figures out that when the wall is not moving anymore for a reason,and that there are codes that they can solve by using the letters on the wall. While running through the maze he finds this weird hole of the edge of the maze where the Grievers come out and Thomas believes that it is an exit. But on the way back to tell all of the people what he had found, on the back he was he was stung by a griever but was safely brought back by a friend who was with him. When he was stung by the Griever he got lots of his memory back. Part of his memory was about how to exit out of the maze. So once he told all of this some of the Teenagers did not believe him, so a big group of people who wanted to try to leave went with Thomas and the rest stayed back. While on there way a few people died because they were being chased by some…show more content…
Because it was about a whole bunch of young teenagers who were put to a test of to escape from a maze. But in all of that, it was teaching me how to use group effort and making them really think what would I do if I was in this situation. I really like the where the author had put the setting in, it was a giant square where people could produce food to live off of, and he did not use much more than that. The author had put these young teenagers in a setting where they actually had to work for everything, and every single person had a job to do. I didn't really like how there were leaders I mean I know why the author added them but one was really annoying and a jerk to some people. But I think it would have been better if everyone was put at the same level and made decisions together instead of two people that get to make the final decision. I also like the plot to the story where there were many very intelligent people in the maze but the author chooses this one kid is immune to the disease that has broken out(the flare), and the character is not very strong but he is very smart. My favourite part was how he was given a bit of his memory back. He had to be stung by a Griever to get it back, I liked it because I thought it was like knocking some sense back into him. I found the end not very satisfying the book didn't really explain much on why they did the test on these teenagers and what they were looking for. But I think
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