Maze Runner Compare Contrast Essay

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Everyone feels love in their life. Research shows that dopamine, norepinephrine and phenylethylamine are the chemicals that induce love in a human being. There is the problem that love can be limited or overwhelmed in a dystopian society. An individual of a dystopian society can be prohibited or have trouble with finding true love or attraction to the opposite gender because of what kind of situation they are in. Most of dystopian novels an oppressive controlling body put them into terrible scenarios unjustly when the organization is in the wrong. This is very common in novels like Fahrenheit 451 and The Hunger Games. The novels The Maze Runner by James Dashner and 1984 by George Orwell each expresses how an individual is extremely affected by the…show more content…
Both Thomas and Winston have mediocre lives and each a couple of questions about their situation. For Thomas, he wondered what was he doing in the Glades and how he could become a runner, and Winston questioned the foundation of the government in which he lived under. As the plot advanced, they each had a female figure enter into their lives, and they led to the answers they wanted although it may not have been a satisfying one. Each female character entered differently. Teresa in The Maze Runner arrived rather dramatically with the fact that she is the first female in the Glades and that the Gladers had “never had two Newbies show up in the same month, much less two days in a row” (Dashner 48). While in contrast, Julia in 1984 was rather subtle and sly about her entrance when she pretended to have “stumbled and fell almost flat on her face” and handed a note to Winston (Orwell 88). Each scenario brings about much change in the lives of the male protagonist. Both authors illustrate that as the lives of the protagonist and the newly entered female character intertwine there is radical changes in the protagonist character’s

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