Neal Shusterman's Unwind

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Nothing is a worth a human life, Neal Shusterman tests this theory throughout “Unwind”. Connor Lassiter, a teen who lives in a world where unwinding, or full body organ donating is not a choice. His first reaction is to run away, or go AWOL. He meets other AWOLS, some are welcoming, others not so much. Although Connor has gotten into numerous fights and has made mistakes, he comes back with compassion and redemption. Lev Calder, grew up in a family that built his destiny around unwinding. Both are equal people, but both have been brought up to think and act differently. Through their experiences, equality, and mistakes, readers understand that Shusterman’s expresses the idea of nothing is worth a human life. Situations have influenced…show more content…
This is not fair in the runaways case, there purpose of running is to only save their own life.
It is not entirley a juvey cops fault for
“Connor wonders how he can call the place he lives home, when he is about to be evicted—not just from the place he sleeps, but from the hearts of those who are supposed to love him.” (pg. 5)
Connor was not one of the lucky people who had caring parents, he grew up in an environment that wasn't letting him thrive. The situations he was put I’m majorly impacted his actions, this is never considered. It is rarely a child’s fault, but in fact the parents and environment. Situations like these order. Due to all these situations, cause children to be the fault of their parents, these situations are not worth their life.
People are not treated equally in “Unwind”, even though we are all equal when we are first brought into the world, however we aren’t given equal
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Connor saves a storked baby who really didn’t do anything that it deserved. The baby is not any less than anyone else, but it treated with carelessness and is forgotten. Throughout the story, people are treated very unfairly, for example tithes are treating like royal, while “normal” unwinds are treated like troublemakers.
“Tithes are treated differently than the regular population in harvest camps. "Tithes" and "terribles" are the two distinctions of the Unwinds in camp. Tithes don't participate in the same activities as the terribles—which involve physical and aptitude tests to gauge the value of certain parts. The tithes don't wear the same blue and pink uniforms the terribles wear; instead, they continue to wear their white silk outfits. This separation arouses feelings of hate from the terribles for the tithes.”
The “terribles” are treated as troublemakers, without even knowing what their life was before. People come from different places, but in the end we are all
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