Chrysalids

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(Resisting/Not changing) change according to the circumstances/environment will cause an earlier death. In John Wydham's, The Chrysalids, there are many deaths due to the reluctance to change. Joseph Strorm needs to change in order to maintain his and the Waknuk community's survival. The Sealand Woman will later have to adapt once a new super power dominates her and Sealanders community. Change is necessary for one's to stay alive. Waknuk Community is destroyed because of their own rigidness. Joseph Strorm and the Waknuk Community follow the ways of the Old People. They believe they are the true image of God and that none of the deviations are formed by God. (superior) "... ‘And any creature that shall seem to be human, but is not formed thus is not human. It is neither man nor woman. It is a blasphemy against the true Image of God, and hateful in the sight of God.' ... The Devil is the father of Deviation..." (13) (18) Joseph and the Waknuk community is blindly following the Old Race and they do not realize that the Old Race caused?? destruction upon themselves. Now, the Waknuk community is following the Old Race and the Waknuk community is making the same mistakes the Old Race has, only to end up destroying themselves. – have to have proof for the destruction of the old race? Also, the Waknuk Community destroys all deviations even if they are of their benefits, especially Joseph Strorm. "As the sun rose we would sing a hymn while my father ceremonially slaughtered the two headed calf, four-legged chicken, or whatever other kind of Offense it happened to be. ... ‘I don't believe it,' my father told him. ‘God never made horses the size of these. The Government can't have approved them.'" (19) (36) The Waknuk community does not realize that by not using the great-horses or other offences that could benefit them, they are just annihilating themselves. This way they are again going on a path of destruction by not using the deviations and starving themselves in...
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