Totalitarianism In The Maze Runner

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These two films demonstrate two different ways totalitarian governments can behave. In the “Giver”, people live in the society free of harm and worries, costing them their awareness of the outside world or past. Jonas would have lived a normal life if he had not been shown the clandestine memories of society. Unlike the civilisation in the “Giver,” characters in the “Maze Runner” are frequently in danger. Their community is in a relatively balanced condition, where everyone has their assigned job and has to follow it. However, people in the Glade feel pressured to escape the conditions they live in, and are further pushed towards societal chaos and “rebellion” when Thomas is sent in since “everything started changing the moment [he] showed
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