Brief Summary of Lilith's Brood by Erin Hunter, Octavia E. Butler

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1. Lillith in Dawn was picked as the human to lead the other humans that would be reintroduced in order for the planet to hold life again. A strange looking race called the Oankali, want to interbreed with the humans and they want to call it genetic engineering. The humans that are awakened don’t want to interbreed with the Oankali and Liltih is called a traitor because she helps save the Oankali that she has been mated with. ’‘Lilith is complex in that she makes decisions for what she wants to happen, but in every choice she still considers what the group as a whole would like to see happen’’(p 180, Dawn). Lilith accepts the label as a traitor by the humans because she knows that with every choice she has made, she has thought about…show more content…
1. Lillith in Dawn was picked as the human to lead the other humans that would be reintroduced in order for the planet to hold life again. A strange looking race called the Oankali, want to interbreed with the humans and they want to call it genetic engineering. The humans that are awakened don’t want to interbreed with the Oankali and Liltih is called a traitor because she helps save the Oankali that she has been mated with. ’‘Lilith is complex in that she makes decisions for what she wants to happen, but in every choice she still considers what the group as a whole would like to see happen’’(p 180, Dawn). Lilith accepts the label as a traitor by the humans because she knows that with every choice she has made, she has thought about the consequences. Liltih is a archetype because she is the perfect example of strong women who go through difficult times but still manage to survive. Lilth went through a lot but it didn’t break her. She made her decisions and she thought out the consequences, but she did what she felt was the right thing to do in order for the planet to hold life again. Piercy presents the utopia of Mattapoisett in a feminist light. The stereotypical roles of women does not exist anymore and men and women are equal. ’‘She hated them, the bland bottleborn monsters of the future, born without pain, multi-coloured like a litter of puppies without the stigmata of race and sex’’ (p 106, Piercy). Connie doesn’t like the discovery of the breeding lab. She

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