The chrysalids. Unit introduction. What is a Chrysalid ?. The chrysalids. Chrysalids refers to chrysalisis , which is the transformation of a caterpiller to a butterfly. Why the title?. The Setting. The chrysalids. Waknuk – David’s home town and name of father’s farm
What THEMES have been introduced?
Comment on Our Society
What types of CONFLICT have you seen
in The Chrysalids so far?
David vs. Waknuk Beliefs
Joseph vs. Blasphemies
Fringe People vs. Waknuk
Character’s ACTIONS lead to TRAITS, which are words that describe the character.
Family: Mom and Dad
Other telepathic kids
Wants to Run Away
Why is the world such a dark, bad place in the future in so many novels and films?
What THEMES are you seeing in the novel so far?
-text to text
-text to world
-text to self
How does The Chrysalids compare to other novels/films that explore similar ideas?