The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil

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    The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil is a book about two countries that are in conflict with one another. One country, Inner Horner, exists inside of the other very large country, Outer Horner. Inner Horner is so small that only one of their citizens fit inside of the boarders at one time. The rest of the Inner Horner citizens are forced to stand around the outside of the country, inside Outer Horner on temporary resident zones, taking turns going in. Trouble arises when Inner Horner suddenly

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    forever exist. Without any loss, there is no love. If people do not care to loose someone there was never love to begin with. In the dystopian novel of The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil, the theme is loss of love. Loss of love is both demonstrated in the novel and as well it is presented in the real world. Loss of love occurs in The Brief

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    The short story The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil has a strong focus on genocide and governmental politics. Phil became a self-reigned leader of the Outer Hornerites when his idea of taxing became a political battle. Such issues have arisen in our society throughout history. In our society we are taxed on everything including where we are living, like in the story. Phil thinks that because the Inner Hornerites are using their land for a temporary resident zone they should pay for the usage

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