Character Analysis Of Anthony Doerr's All The Light We Cannot See

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The air is full of darkness, and hope quickly is vanishing. People are searching for their sense of life once again, and the world is at combat. This is the framework in Anthony Doerr’s novel, All the Light We Cannot See. The storyline, set in France during World War 2, is a historical fiction based on two characters journey of living separate lives in the duration of the war and miraculously through fate meeting up to experience the struggles together in their own ways. The characters, Marie-Laure LeBlanc, an adventurous adaptive girl who was blind at the age of six, and Werner Pfennig, a young blond hair blue eyed boy who is known for being a prodigy when it comes to his engineering skills grow up through this novel in the duration of the war. The story consists of Marie-Laure’s and Werner’s personal experiences and thoroughly adheres to their every encounter, every earth rattling occurrence and their every conversation. In the novel, Doerr emphasizes the need to find a shining light, to find hope, to find inspiration in a time of darkness and disparity; he addresses the power and integrity one needs in a time of hardship for the whole world, and he beautifully writes a story on the moral struggle to decipher what is conscientiously acceptable. The world around us is tough. Both Marie-Laure and Werner are forced to adapt into a life of relying on oneself. The arrest of Marie-Laure’s father and Werner being an orphan from the start of the story created a situation of
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