The novel 'the chrysalids' explains the journey of a young boy, david strorm, who has telepathic abilities despite living in an anti-mutant society waknuk he begins to question and arises doubts as to whether the laws set in waknuk could be wrong there are several female characters involved in david's life and through.
Given that this is david's home, and the first home in waknuk, it is fitting that it is covered in religious sayings, as his home is representative of the foundation of the they were only ingenious half-humans, little better than savages all living shut off from one another, with only clumsy words to link them. Read this full essay on the chrysalids by john wyndham a society is an in the novel, the chrysalids, by john wyndham the sealand society and waknuk society are both similar and different in the way they live the sealand and both the sealand and waknuk societies experience egocentricism the sealand.
David tells him that he thought the devil ruled the fringes, but the man explains that the influence of the devil is actually more present in waknuk as david ventures deeper into the wilderness, he learns that more and more of the things he was taught as a child are not true his experience with sophie taught him that having. The people of waknuk do not utilize the advantages of permitting deviations and blasphemies to be a part of the society, consequently this decision troubles the society first, the society does not let deviations that are beneficial to the society live amongst them when uncle axel explains to david about how the churchgoers.
The group includes michael, who is trying to lead them off the trail later, with petra's strong telepathic abilities, they contact a society with telepaths in a different country, called sealand (new zealand) with sophie's help, who is living in the fringes, david, rosalind and petra escape the group hunting them and are. Since david was raised in a society where change was not an option, but instead it was mandatory for the people of waknuk to move towards gods true image and move away from all deviations david and many others had a hard time going against their way of living david admits that he is reluctant to change saying,.