Tomorrow When the War Began

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Tomorrow when the war began
The novel Tomorrow When the War Began by John Marsden is about adolescents discovering more about the adult world through the pressure of external force. The novel is about adolescence experiencing conflict from a different nation invading their town. The novel demonstrates that it is not simple to accurately to judge people’s actions. It also provides a clear outline on how people have the ability to be responsible if the situation demands it. The book delivers how in some situations that people felt guilty of their own actions. It is not simple to accurately to judge people’s actions. Ellie, Homer, Fi and Kevin were hanging out at Lee’s house. But Lee and Robyn haven’t appeared at the house and started to get the group worried. Kevin started to argue and disagreeing with Homer’s plan which was to go and find Lee and Robyn. “Seems a hell of a risk to go to Lee’s, if we’re so worried about saving ourselves.” said Kevin. […] “We could end up with three” […] “The biggest risk is to take no risks. Or to take crazy risks.” Homer said.’ This evidence shows how Kevin is judging Homers actions towards survival of the war. Kevin is judging Homers actions to whether he should risk his life for someone else’s. It’s not simple to accurately to judge people’s actions is when Lee and Ellie discovered the true story of the hermit. The hermit was a story of when a murderer had shot his wife and kid when there was a fire and ran into to hell to hide from the people of Wirrawee. But when Lee and Ellie had entered hell the second time, they discovered some documents and photographs of the hermit. The documents and photographs provided evidence about the true story of the hermit. ‘The Hermit for instance; whatever had happened that terrible Christmas eve, whether he’d committed an act of great love, or an act of great evil…But that was the whole problem, that as a human being he could have done either and he could have done both. Other creatures didn’t...
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