The Chrysalids


John Wyndham

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The Chrysalids Symbols


Horses appear in almost every chapter of The Chrysalids. David, Rosalind, Petra, and the Wenders all use horses as quick and convenient means of escape. Angus Morton’s great-horses are a source… read analysis of Horses


In The Chrysalids, David’s relationship with his dreams mirrors his relationship with his telepathy. Of course, his dreams are also likely the product of his telepathy. At the beginning of the novel, David… read analysis of Dreams