Fear, Power And Identity

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5) Yes, this novel “Four” shares many similar themes with texts I have previously read. Many of them have the theme of fear, power and identity underlying. A few of the novels include “The Hunger Games” written by Suzanne Collins, “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, as well as “Lord Of The Flies” by William Golding. The themes of fear, power and identity are all shared in these novels. In Harper Lee’s novel ‘TKMB’ the theme of fear is displayed with the children and how they become afraid of ‘Boo Radley’. The children begin encounter this fear during their adolescents just as Tobias does in “Four”. In “The Hunger Games” the theme of power and identity is embedded in the story 's plot. This is seen when Katniss is chosen to participate in the hunger games she has to display a new persona where she is boy crazy, in order to play the role for the cameras. The power of the makers influence her in changing her identity through their power. In the novel “Four”, the power of the families as well as faction leaders influence Tobias in developing a new identity that is sought to be fit for him. Since these books i’ve read share similar themes, it is evident to me that I have an interest in books that are suspenseful and that have a very deep meaning. With fear there is always an understanding as to why it is there which leads to meaning. Also with the themes of power and identity, it reveals I have an interest in mysterious novel where there is a deeper message hidden within the
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