all good children essay

989 words 4 pages
Brigette Campo
Ms. Bissonnette
December 19, 2012 All Good Children Essay
Life always comes with hope and freedom. Thus freedom comes with responsibilities. Living a life without it would no longer be called life but rather be as similar as death. Away from social control makes us human, hope keeps us awake and freedom makes us responsible individual. The novel “All Good Children” wraps up the essence of life. Its themes tackled about what keeps oneself away from being a human.
Every parent is responsible for their children, Mrs. Connors is a widow with a few resources, she is determined that her children will receive the best education she can afford to provide them (p.24-25). She listens to their problems and anxiety
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Max has drawn inside it the people whom he missed after the vaccination had happened. How those people used to act without being controlled by the society, how they go through life. It was on an international broadcast a few weeks ago… Some reporter in Pittsburgh wrote a story about it, and it spread like wild fire. It symbolizes resistance against corporate control, how people are uniting in secret and biding their time before they take their country back… It’s been picked up everywhere. This tent is everywhere. And that word WITHSTAND, you can’t go anywhere without seeing it… It gives people hope, that there are still people who care even in places like New Middle town, that there are people who are responsible to lead it somewhere better. (p295-296)
The guards explained all of this to Max, and he realized that what he calls his life, was the hope of the people around him. To which his little hope was spent with, was worth it because from this liitle hope comes great strength and encouragement to people whom he doesn’t even think his responsible of but he has given hope.
This novel makes us understand that in life, we are given freedom. We are all free to do things we want to do knowing that we are always responsible of what outcome it might bring. We have to hold on to something called “hope” that keeps us from looking forward for a better future beyond what circumstances we are facing. That no matter how life gets too tough,


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