Quotes From 'The Norm Is The Image Of God'

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1. Quotes/passages: “the wonderful world that the Old People had lived in; as it had been before God sent Tribulation” Page 1 This excerpt is important to the book and in general because it is where David was thinking of the Old people who are considered today to be us in today’s society. It shows that something happened to them in the past (today) which was a nuclear disaster that took place giving everyone some sort of “superhuman powers’ and eventually everyone died of it. 2. Quotes/passages: “The nearest approach to decoration was a number of wooden panels with sayings, mostly from Repentances, artistically burnt into them. The one on the left of the fireplace read: ONLY THE IMAGE OF GOD IS MAN. The one on the right: KEEP PURE THE STOCK…show more content…
Quotes/passages: "The Norm is the Image of God". ' 'You do know and yet, knowing this, you deliberately wished yourself a Mutant. That is a terrible thing, an outrageous thing. You, my son, committing blasphemy, and before his parents! ' In his sternest pulpit voice, he added: 'What is a Mutant? ' ' "A thing accursed in the sight of God and man", ' I mumbled. ' And that is what you wished to be! What have you to say? ' With a heart-sunk certainty that it would be useless to say anything, I kept my lips shut and my eyes lowered. Page 10 To me this was also an important piece of information from the book because it showed how Joseph Strorm was showing no pity or careness for those who were indifferent in the…show more content…
Quotes/passages: She says she 'll try to find out. She wants to send us her letter-shapes, but I said it 's no good. ' 'But it is, darling. You get them from her, and then you show them to us only gently, so that we can read them. ' Presently we got the first one. It was 'Z. ' we were disappointed. ‘What on earth 's that? ' everyone inquired at once. 'She 's got it back to front. It must be "S," ' Michael decided. 'It 's not "S," its "Z," ' Petra insisted tearfully. Page 55 This piece of excerpt was very important because it is where Petra was communicating with a woman in Zealand through thought shapes. They were all confused of the Z because it did not exist in their language. 6. Quotes/passages: “ 'Purity . . . ' I said. 'The will of the Lord. Honour thy father . . . Am I supposed to forgive him! Or to try to kill him? ' Page 74 This excerpt briefly makes David think of his loyalty towards his friends. As a child growing up with his father always thinking of mutants as bad and evil libiving things he was confused between two things of forgiveness or killing him. 7. Quotes/passages: 'The essential quality of life is living; the essential quality of living is change; change is evolution: and we are part of it. Page 80 To me this was extremely important throughout the book. This excerpt shows that those who was born with powers were people who were changing. Since it was the woman from Sealand who made this statement, it was a known fact that time was progression

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