The Maze Runner Questions and Answers

The Maze Runner

Thomas, from “The Maze Runner,” is a somewhat naive, but intelligent and curious individual. To be fair, most anyone would be naive in his situation—stripped of his memories and placed into a...

Latest answer posted June 8, 2019 4:11 pm UTC

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Newt is very brotherly towards Thomas in the novel The Maze Runner. He is a boy who is wise beyond his years, having lived in the maze longer than Thomas. He takes the newcomer under his wing and...

Latest answer posted June 4, 2019 4:01 pm UTC

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Beetle blades appear in a number of chapters. They are small, metal creatures that spy on the Gladers. The Gladers believe that the beetle blades alert the Grievers to their location. They look...

Latest answer posted June 3, 2019 11:09 pm UTC

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Let's start with a dictionary definition of dystopia. The following comes from the Merriam-Webster dictionary: An imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives. That is a...

Latest answer posted June 8, 2019 2:46 pm UTC

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During the course of The Maze Runner, Thomas grows as an individual and develops relationships within the difficult social situation into which he is thrust. At the outset, it is clear that...

Latest answer posted December 30, 2020 5:53 am UTC

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WICKED, which is an acronym for World In Catastrophe: Killzone Experiment Department, was set up by the world's remaining governments to provide a cure for the man-made Flare virus. As part of this...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2019 4:42 am UTC

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This is an interesting question, and I can imagine an answer that discusses how Thomas being propelled through a dark tube (elevator shaft) and suddenly being exposed to light is quite similar to...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2019 2:19 pm UTC

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Thomas doesn't like Gally because he regards him as an arrogant, domineering bully. He takes exception to the fact that Gally introduces himself as the real leader of the Glade and insists on being...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2019 4:29 am UTC

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Thomas greets his arrival to the Glade with “confusion, blistered with panic,” and he’s curious about his surroundings but too overwhelmed to initially act on that curiosity. He’s dizzy and...

Latest answer posted June 3, 2019 11:11 pm UTC

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Thomas nearly dies many times in the series, and there are several instances in which he knowingly puts his life at risk. However, he is still very much alive. Some of his friends and closest...

Latest answer posted June 8, 2019 4:05 pm UTC

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