The Maze Runner

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The Maze Runner Symbols

The Maze is a complex symbol representing both chaos and order. Every night the walls move and shift, making it harder for the Gladers to find an exit. These constant changes along with the apparent… (read full symbol analysis)
The Maze also represents the trials of adolescence. Like the Maze, adolescence can appear for the teenager to be a chaotic and confusing experience full of wrong turns and regrettable choices. Although the futility of… (read full symbol analysis)
In contrast to the chaos that the Maze appears to represent, the Glade appears to symbolize order, stability, and security. Every boy has a role in the workforce, ensuring the continued production of food as… (read full symbol analysis)
At the same, the order and stability inside the Glade may only conceal a dark and systemized savagery. Although the laws in the Glade attempt to prevent violence, they also create cruel and overly violent… (read full symbol analysis)