The Maze Runner Analysis

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The Maze Runner is a movie by Wes Ball adapted off a book series of the same name. Every month a child is sent to a place called the Glade with no past memory of anything but their names. A kid named Thomas is sent to the Glades and is more curious than anyone else in the Glade. The movie attempts to try to say it is okay to challenge rules and try new things.

There is a maze, and if anyone who does not exit the maze before night time is killed by a creature called a griever. There are rules against people going in the maze unless you are one of the few runners. Thomas goes in and kills a griever breaking the rules. Gally, a rules enforcer scolds him for going against the rules, since he thinks killing the griever would upset them and they would all be killed. A large portion of the children are killed by a griever attack, but Thomas’ actions led to a small number of the children being able escape the maze. Thomas trying new ideas got only 10 children out of the maze and without Thomas coming with a different mindset and perspective, they would have never had a chance to escape the maze. The Maze Runner is clear with the
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They lived in peace and harmony before Thomas came, then a large portion of them were killed because of Thomas. I felt a lot of sympathy for Gally as all he was doing is trying to protect his people. With the challenging rules part of the movie, you could say no one knew the outcome, but they were warned (was just a coincidence) as the first and only girl was sent to the Glade the day after they killed the Griever with a note that said ‘She is the last one’, and the device that sends supplies and children to the Glade did not

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