Dec. 2017

He didn’t quite understand why

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This novel is the first in a trilogy that includes My Ishmael and The Story of B. The full meaning is more that the Takers take the government of the world out of the gods’ hands, while the Leavers are willing to leave the world in it. Bittersweet Ending: The narrator is Ishmael’s first successful student and learns all that he needs to know, but Ishmael dies. In the sequel, we find out that he actually faked his death so his student would quit following him around and go apply what he’d been taught. Cain and Abel: Takers and Leavers, basically. Specifically, Ishmael theorizes the social conditions (competition between takers and leavers) under which the framework of the story of Cain and Abel arose. Call a Rabbit a “Smeerp”: Takers and Leavers, for, roughly, hunter gatherers and agriculturalists. The difference is more complex than that, which is why he invents the new terminology. Catch Your Death of Cold: Ishmael seems to do just that. Didn’t See That Coming: Bet you weren’t expecting to find that Ishmael is actually a telepathic gorilla. Faking the Dead: As shown in the like it sequel My Ishmael, he didn’t actually die. The End of the World as We Know It: The ultimate consequences of Taker cultures ruling the earth. Everything’s Better with Monkeys: Or gorillas. With gorilla gone, will there be hope for man? First Person Peripheral Narrator: The nameless narrator tells the story of Ishmael. God Is Flawed: The Taker reasoning, according to the narrator, is that the gods made man to rule the world, but the gods were incompetent and made man flawed. Therefore, man has to take his destiny into his own hands. It Makes Sense in Context: Actually, even after you find out what the teacher really is, it still doesn’t really make sense. You just roll with it. Killer Gorilla: Ishmael, when he was younger, was a circus gorilla, with the advertising playing up his ferocity. He didn’t quite understand why. Koan:WITH MAN GONE

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