Optimism In Waters Of Babylon

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The “Waters Of Babylon” is an optimistic story. The story revolves around the protagonist John as he makes his way to the forbidden “Place of the Gods”. Once in the Place of the Gods he realizes that this place was not inhabited by Gods but instead by humans (page 8). After this epiphany, John understands that his people could accomplish the achievements from past. On page 8 he says, “Nevertheless we make a beginning . . . We must build again.” With John’s optimism to rebuild and learn, his passion to share his knowledge gives hope to bring back the civilization that has been lost to warfare and hate. He says on page 8, “Perhaps in the old days they ate knowledge too fast. “ With this he acknowledges that he will learn from the mistakes evident

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