Alby is a dynamic character in the story the Maze Runner. The drastic changes that Alby went through after the Changing are clearly apparent. He is the dynamic character because in the beginning of the story he is nice and also strict and is a leader that manages the Glade. After getting stung by the griever and going through the Changing he becomes very different. He doesn’t want to be the leader and he becomes depressed, crazy and acts differently. It seems like he becomes a whole new person.
I believe that Chuck is the static character in the story the Maze Runner. His character stays the same throughout the story. He stays funny, kind, friendly and loyal to Thomas. He helps Thomas when he first arrived in the Glade. He always cared for Thomas and had a strong connection with him. He supported Thomas even though some people suspected him and at last in the end, Chuck sacrificed his life to protect Thomas from getting killed by the knife. Chuck is a static character because his loyalty, attitude and character remained the same throughout the story.
The main setting of the story is in a mini society called the Glade. We don’t know where in the world the story takes place, we only know that it is called the Glade and is surrounded by maze, which isolates the society from the rest of the world. There is also no specific time, but could be assumed and believed it is sometime in the future. The Glade is a society separate from the rest of the world and there is no way out of it. The Glade is located in the center of the Maze and is surrounded by a maze in all four directions. It operates like a society and has farms, gardens, forests, graveyards, buildings, and a courtyard. It has f...
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...omas’s best friend in the Glade acts as a foil to Thomas. Thomas and Chuck develop a bond with each other and Chuck acts foil that really brings out the main character of Thomas. Chuck is often wondering about what life would be in the real world and really wishes they can find the way out of the Maze, so he can go back to his real world. Thomas makes a promise to Chuck, that he will return Chuck to his old life. This promise and Chuck are what shows the reader Thomas’s quality and his determination and drive to reach his goal. It shows how strong Thomas’ friendship is and how he is able to sacrifice everything for his friend. Chuck also brings out the adventurous and brave attitude of Thomas towards the reader. I think Chuck is the foil character of the story because he is the reason why Thomas’ traits and personality are revealed to the readers of the Maze Runner.
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