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What do you see as the theme in They Cage the Animals at Night?

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Numerous themes are developed in the book in regard to society, family structure, human nature, and the treatment of powerless children by adults, but the primary theme is one of courage in overcoming adversity. Even though the narrator experienced loneliness, cruelty, emotional deprivation, physical abuse, and terrible insecurity during the formative years of his...

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