The Twits

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Introduction “You shall reap what you sow” a Bible verse found in Galatians 6:7 is applicable to the story “The Twits” which was written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake. The Twits is a humorous children's book written in 1979 and first published in 1980. This book is all about a couple who are really disgusting, unbelievable and with unpleasant looks and smell so bad because they never wash and they fight because they play tricks on each other. But the worst of all, they keep monkeys in cages in their back garden, maltreated them and other animals like birds that turned into pie for their food. Summary A hideous, vindictive, resentful few known as those Twits live together in a block house without windows. They ceaselessly assume useful jokes around one another…show more content…
The style of the author in writing the story really caught my attention. This story that he wrote was really very different from all the stories I’ve read and watched. But the thing that is not really appealing to me is the cruelty of the couple to the animals, disrespect to each other as husband and wife and how they illustrated revenge. If the children will read this book, they will surely conclude that having revenge to someone who did bad things to them is just okay. It also portray that having tricks to someone even a member of your family is just but natural and acceptable. The worst thing that children could do is to adapt the attitude of the couple in the story. But as I go over the story and analyzed it, I realized and understood the true message that the author would like to show is somewhat related to the one of the verse in the Bible in Galatians 6:7 stating that “You will reap what you sow”. And having revenge would not help and would not satisfy you but instead it can lead you to many dangers and
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