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The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
Transcript of The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
"The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" all we can really find is that the child is held in the cellar against his will, for reasons established by the society. Hence, it becomes Person vs Society. What is happiness and the pursuit of happiness? Absolute perfection is unattainble Knowledge can be more painful than pain itself Person Vs Environment The child has an intense fear of mops, although this could be based on external influences, and may be considered by many to be a minor detail, this amplifies the cellar in all its negativity. Allusion -The child can be alluded to Christ -Lord of the Rings -Germany WWII Symbols -Technology -The Ones Who Walk Away -The West -Drug/Sex reference -The Child Lenses -Psycho-Analytic Lense Point of View First Person Perspective Although unclear the origin of the narrator, we have he right to assume that he/she is an outsider, hence making the perspective first person. Literary Devices Psycho-Analytic I think this is about facts! I think this is about feelings! I think this is about data! Different
perspectives A B C D -The Summer Solstice -Eyes -Imagery -Mood Questions What does the child symbolize? Is it right to keep one in pain to keep more happy? If the people of Omelas don't feel guilt, who are the ones that walk away? Who is the narrator? Where do the ones that walk away go? Why do you think it is imperative that the child suffer for the joy of the people of Omelas? -Simile