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Character analysis. David in the novel The Chrysalids is the main character. He learns at a very young age that he is different from most people his age.
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Character Analysis in chrysalids
David in the novel The Chrysalids is the main character. He learns at a very young age that he is different from most people his age. He has the ability of thought shapes, which allows him to take in shapes and interpret them into words and receive a message. It is like mind reading. The only difference is that he can receive them from the people who have the same ability but he cannot receive them form any random person. This ability causes many problems for David. David is able to overcome isolation form his family, face his enemies courageously and is willing to adapt to a new culture.
David, the main character in the novel The Chrysalids, is isolated from his family because he is different from them. He overcomes this isolation by finding others like him. David is able to think in thought shapes and he finds 8 others from the Town of Waknuk who can do the same. This helps him feel that he is not alone and that he is like others. David has an uncle Axel, who knows about Davids thought shapes and about the other 8 people.
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