How is the theme "good vs evil" explored by Isobelle Carmody in the book "The Gathering"?

Essay by diver.101Junior High, 9th gradeA+, May 2007

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The book "The Gathering" by Isobelle Carmody explored the theme of "Good VS Evil" in such an intricate manner that every aspect of the text, the characters, themes and her own message portrayal, all become involved. This means that the reader can understand the plot of the book, and will be able to clearly read the message being revealed by the three main aspects of it. Other minor things, such as the title of the book itself, contribute to the feelings of the reader, all of which are designed by Carmody to make the book exactly what it is. By using the characters to develop the readers understanding of "Good VS Evil", the themes to allow the reader to grasp the message being sent by Carmody and her style of writing, and the purpose of Carmody's presence in the text itself, "The Gathering" has proven to be one of the most fascinating book of its kind.

The characters in the book "The Gathering" help us to grasp the message which is being sent by the author, that is, "Good VS Evil". Nathanial (Nat) Delaney, who stars in the novel as the main character, depicts the image of the good character. One who has found his place, and has managed to establish himself as a crucial role in the development of his own life, and that of those around him. In the fight against the current Kraken, Nathanial, as a character in the text, has helped the reader understand who the people around him are fighting for, whether it is good or evil. His relation to the book outside the Chain would be very minimal, as most of the text's relation to him is connected in some manner. His study on Anna Galway as a veteran of Cheshunt...