Importance of Friendship in Life

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In the best –selling novel the Maze Runner, James Dashner has developed many meaningful and complex themes. From all these various themes, I believe the main motive and message of the story is how friendship can help us pass the hurdles and obstacles in life and help us achieve success. The novel, the Maze Runner displays tremendous amounts of friendship and strong bonds between characters in the society. The novel written by James Dashner demonstrates the importance of friendship in life. In the Maze Runner strong bonds and exceptional friendship were created in many events, but the relation between Chuck and Thomas, the bond between Teresa and Thomas and the relations amongst all the Gladers working together showed a really deep meaning of companionship. These relationships are what allowed them to collectively pass the hard obstacles in their way and obtain their ambition. Chuck and Thomas had a really strong connection with each other throughout the entire story. From the first day that Thomas entered the Glade, he created a strong bond and friendship with Chuck, which carried out throughout the entire story. Thomas was able to make many friends throughout the story, but his true and real friend was Chuck. Chuck helped Thomas through all the pressures and hard times he had to face while living in the Glade. Many Gladers suspected Thomas as a person who was a traitor and someone damaging for the society, but Chuck always supported and believed in him. Although Chuck was annoying at times, Thomas always protected him and treated him as his own younger brother. Chuck believed in Thomas's ability to lead them to safety, and saw Thomas as his closest friend. Thomas promises and ensures Chuck that he will make sure to help him rea... ... middle of paper ... ...strates and displays the importance of friendship in life and how friends are necessary to fight the hard barriers in your life to achieve you goal. He showed how true friends could replace a family and the people of your own blood. Throughout the novel, friendship and relationships were developed which helped the characters of the story fight their way out of the Maze and reach their true goal they had been fighting for. The companionship between the characters and the society is what allowed the Gladers to be successful in achieving their ambition. James Dashner developed numerous important relationships that demonstrated his theme, but the relation between Chuck and Thomas, the bond between Teresa and Thomas and the relations amongst all the Gladers working together truly exhibited how friendship helps you pass the ups and downs of you life and reach your goal.
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