Write an essay response focusing on relating aspects of Cinder to either a futuristic society or contemporary society. You may look at how the story reflects the attitudes, morals, values, or views of society.

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Cinder is a futuristic science fiction novel by Marissa Meyer, based on the fairy tale of Cinderella. The plot reflects the social and moral attitudes that define our society, especially the prejudice against those who are disabled.

Cinder herself is a person with disabilities—she lost her leg, arm, and memory in an accident prior to the beginning of the book—and a cyborg, a person in the future who has robotic additions to their human body. Cyborgs are discriminated against in New Beijing in a few ways (and assumed to be...

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