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The Legend X Theme Essay

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Is family important to you? Are they with you through your life? Do they make you laugh and happy? Well the place in the book is a mess. The government is corrupted and the people were not fair. The rich were separated to a different part of the city away from the poor. Families were lost and abused like Day’s. In the Legend series, Marie Lu illustrates the theme that family is important to happiness through Day’s actions, Day’s symbolism and Day’s dialogue.

Marie Lu illustrates the theme that family is important to happiness through Day’s dialogues. Day and June both lost their family and now they are with each other trying to save Day’s little brother Eden. Day is hurt and they are in Las Vegas alone trying to find the
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This quote shows the pendant his father gave him was for his birthday because he knew he would not be there for his birthday and the pendant was to show that his father is always with him.

Marie Lu illustrates the theme that family is important to happiness through Day’s action. Day and June both pledged to serve the patriots because one of the reasons was to get help to find Eden. Day’s leg was messed up so they fixed it for him since he is a member of the patriots. “I can tell how much power my leg will have when I recover and how much more quickly I’ll be able to get around. How much sooner I can find Eden.”(58) This proves that Day is determined that after he heals up, he would have a much better chance to rescue Eden from the Republic using him for a biological weapon in the war with the colonies. After he rescues Eden, Day would be happy that Eden is with him, by his side safely, but he would need to find the vaccine for the plague for Eden.

In The Legend Series, Marie Lu illustrates the theme that family is important to happiness from when Day’s dialogue tells that he loves June, Day’s symbol which is a pendant that represents his family and is the only thing left besides Eden and Day’s action where he risks his life to trust the patriots to get help to find Eden. The theme relates to the real world by how the Republic and the people and Britain and the colonies before. The Republic
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