Themes In The Wave

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In the book, The Wave, which is based on a true story, there are many themes. One of the themes are Apathy which is a lack of feeling or interest; indifference. The second theme is Fanaticism which is a person who is obsessed and unreasonably devoted to a cause.

There were some moments in the book where apathy took place. The students skipped their classes and didn’t do homework, they really didn’t care about school. Robert Billings did not care about school at all. He slept in class and always got bad grades. He was called the class loser. Next, Laurie is really the only one devoted to the Grapevine. All the other staff brought in stories late and never helped Laurie. Lastly, the football team, they never showed up for practice and always
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