The Maze Runner


James Dashner

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The Maze Runner Symbols

The Maze

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 analysis of The Maze

The Glade

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 analysis of The Glade

The Cliff

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 analysis of The Cliff

The Changing

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 analysis of The Changing