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    Octavia Butler demonstrates in her novel, Parable and the Sower, that family can be anyone that you can trust and is loyal which can help ensure survival. The author forces Lauren to move on with her life so can live by burning down her community. As Lauren arrived back to her destroyed community she meets up with Harry and Zahra. Although she doesn’t hang out with Harry and Zahra or talk to them as much, she decides to go up North with them as a group. Having three people in a group has a better

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    In the novel Parable of the Sower, Octavia E. Butler demonstrates a world where the climate has drastically changed, everything is increased in price, and the people live separated into walled communities. The high class have secured walls that are under top surveillance, the middle class is barely surviving with their wall nearly shattered, and the lower class, where the wall is nonexistent, lives in complete poverty. The majority of the population is battling to survive, whereas the small portion

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    Octavia Butler, published a series of dystopian novels, which served as social commentary on modern problems including the environment, the wealth gap, poverty, unemployment, scarcity of resources and political inefficiency. In “The Parable of the Sower”, Butler deftly utilizes the protagonist to question the efficacy of religion and the importance of philosophy in the face of the impending destruction of civilization. The protagonist, Lauren Olamina, invents a new religion in order to create a new

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    support your family and future generations there does not seem to be anything that can be more important than that. Octavia Butler seems to dig deeper than just supporting the future generations. Butler demonstrates this with her novel Parable of the Sower, where the main character Lauren, a young woman with hyper-empathy, is growing up in a dystopian Los Angeles where society is in chaos. In the novel, I believe that Butler is emphasizing the importance of having both social and personal responsibility

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    In Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower, Lauren describes the world as bleak and beyond repair. Public and government authorities are corrupt, the streets are filled with the poor, and the environment has become so dismal that people fight over water. Due to the environmental disasters and the lack of rain, water has become sacred and only wealthy individuals can afford access. Lauren lives with her religious Christian father, but she rejects his religion because she believes that people must adapt

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    In Octavia Butler’s novel, Parable of the Sower, a common theme carried throughout the story is the differentiating people based on their race. In this story, society views white people as wealthier, safer, and the owners of colored people and are seen treating them horribly, where as people of color are poorer, more commonly used as slaves, not as trusted, and over all have it harder in Butler’s dystopian setting. Butler thinks this topic of racism is common, and society is more prejudice to black

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    The novel Parable of the Sower written by Octavia E. Butler is a powerful book. She looks at current issues in her society that were not being dealt with. She puts a magnifying glass on these problems and explains every aspect of the world that she knew. To show the parallel, she shows us a world where scarce water, climate change, and gender roles overshadow people’s future. Humans need water. In a world that is overpopulated, we use a lot of water and other natural resources. Currently, in our

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    In Octavia E. Butler’s novel “Parable of the Sower”, the community was entirely collapsed, and almost everywhere was chaos and out of control. It was obviously in a dark period. The main character, Lauren used to live in the walled community; it was the only small safe place for people tried to maintain a normal life. Because the neighborhood provided a temporary safety, people were willing to stay for education and work even if the walled community had been getting crowded already. To compare and

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    art through his unique brush strokes and profound use of color as seen in his works The Sower and The Night Café. A brief look into... ... middle of paper ... ...h’s Work. PSYART: A Hyperlink Journal for the Psychological Study of the Arts. December 15, 2009. Web. 8 March 2014. Meier-Graefe, Julius. Vincent Van Gogh. London: The Medici Society Limited, 1922. eBook. 8 March 2014. Sund, Judy. "The Sower and the Sheaf: Biblical Metaphor in the Art of Vincent van Gogh." Art Bulletin. December

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    Dutch Artist Vincent Van Gogh

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    Gogh Quotes." BrainyQuote. Xplore, n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. Dewitte, Debra J., Ralph Larmann, and M. Kathryn. Shields. Gateways to Art: Understanding the Visual Arts. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2012. Print. "VAN GOGH, Vincent: Sower with Setting Sun." VAN GOGH, Vincent: Sower with Setting Sun. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. "ArtWay.eu." ArtWay.eu. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. The Yellow House, Film (2007) "Vincent Van Gogh." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 27 Apr. 2014. Web. 28 Apr. 2014. "Vincent

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