Point Of View In Abbott's Flatland

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Flatland is a novel written in eighteen eighty four by Edwin Abbott Abbott. The genre of this book is satire, which means that the purpose of this book was to make the subject palpable and relevant through humor or entertainment. The main subject is point of view and how it differs among others. In Flatland people were quick to only see one point of view but not be cognitive of others. Such in chapter twelve paragraph three, “For why should you praise, for example, the integrity of a Square who faithfully defends the interests of his client, when you ought in reality rather to admire the exact precision of his right angles?”(Squares in Flatland were lawyers)In this the narrator is saying why look at what someone has done, look at their…show more content…
Point of view is everywhere you just have to realize it’s there. On June twenty- sixth twenty fifteen gay marriage was legalized in every state in the United States of America. From a Christian’s point of view it is an abomination but from a young gay couples point of view it is amazing. In this situation many people are only thinking about their point of view or takings things as they see them on the news at face-value, so they don’t know the whole story behind it. When we do this and don’t look at both sides of it this causes both parties to attack each other. Another example is the Oklahoma Ten Commandments being taken down, a Baptist will think this is wrong, but satanist will be happy about this. We must look at both sides I am a Baptist and I would not want the Quran posted, therefore the satanist do not want the Ten Commandments posted. When we first read the headline Oklahoma 10 commandments being removed most of us were outraged, but we must not take things for granted and some people did. Just thinking that we can put the Ten Commandments anywhere and we see them every day we don’t really notice it but once it is gone we
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