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The Chrysalids- John Wyndham

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The Chrysalids- John Wyndham

  1. 1. The Chrysalids : Surviving I am David. These are some of the things I survive
  2. 2. A stern, religious father U wish 4 a 3 rd arm! I…I…just mean…
  3. 3. I survive two major beatings ! U hid Sophie!
  4. 4. I survive feeling that I betrayed Sophie They sterilized me David
  5. 5. I survive believing I am different, a sin- always having to hide my true self. I may be a mutant
  6. 6. I survive a cold b###h of a mother Get out Harriet! Take that Abomination of a baby with you!
  7. 7. I survive Alan Ervin <ul><li>The Soul of Alan </li></ul><ul><li>I first fought him inorder to protect Sophie. </li></ul><ul><li>He later marries Anne. </li></ul><ul><li>He learns about all of us and gloats, in church, over how he would reveal us. Luckily, someone recognizes this look. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Uncle Axel kills him to protect us
  9. 9. I survive having to hide my love relationship with Rosalind
  10. 10. I barely escape with Petra and Rosalind
  11. 11. We are shot at
  12. 12. I am beaten up
  13. 13. Not even the Fringe people want me
  14. 14. Even they throw me out
  15. 15. The worst part is thinking we are the only ones in the whole world
  16. 16. Always feeling threatened, alone, and never fitting in
  17. 17. Then I find out we are special and superior
  18. 18. Especially Petra
  19. 19. Four reasons why we telepaths are superior: <ul><li>We cannot lie to one another </li></ul><ul><li>It is impossible to miscommunicate </li></ul><ul><li>We can never kill one another; we are a crimeless society </li></ul><ul><li>We can achieve a closenes you norms can only imagine. </li></ul>
  20. 20. We are the future
  21. 21. The Zealand Woman comes
  22. 22. I, David, Rosalind and Petra go to our rightful home- Zealand
  23. 23. Assignment: choose one. Use approximately 400 words. <ul><li>Write an essay on the theme of survival from David’s point of view. </li></ul><ul><li>Write an essay on the theme of survival from Rosalind’s point of view. </li></ul><ul><li>Write an essay on the theme of survival from Petra’s point of view. </li></ul>