Similarities Between Human Nature In And Then There Were None And Saw

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Often in literature, Authors use their works to bring across their point of view on human nature. In the stories, And Then There Were None and Saw, it leads to revelations about human nature, which is actually deceptive. Throughout Saw and And Then There Were None they both share the motif of being trapped. The two stories share many similarities. And Then There Were None and Saw prove that human actions have consequences. Before looking into what these stories reveal about human nature, it is very interesting to consider their similarities. There are many similarities but one similarity between And Then There Were None and Saw is they both show manipulation. Both storylines share the idea of a mastermind who manipulates the other characters. Justice Lawrence Wargrave manipulates the other…show more content…
The theory about human nature is that we are all essentially trapped by our own choices and actions because of the consequences. No matter the path you chose to follow or the choices you make they are inevitably followed by a consequence whether it be a good one or a bad one. The theory is proven true by Saw and And Then There Were None. And Then There Were None proves it in one aspect because every character killed someone else which was followed by the consequence of dying themselves. The characters made poor decisions therefore they got ugly consequences. Saw proves in one aspect because the characters had made a decision to “waste” their lives in some fashion. Dr. Lawrence, in Saw, wasted his life because he didn't appreciate what he had, a wife who cared about him and a young daughter, because he was cheating. Jigsaw viewed that as an opportunity to allow Lawrence whether he has the will to kill for his family. Given these points, the idea about human nature is that we are all essentially trapped in our own choices and actions because of the consequences that we will have to
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