Essay on Analysis Of ' It 's A Good Life '

834 Words Nov 29th, 2015 4 Pages
When the question of right, wrong and what is moral rises, it is best look at different perspectives. When presented with the dilemma of a young boy with godly power. How does one response to a young boy, who uses his power for his every juvenile wish? In one of the most famous Twilight Zone episode “It’s a Good Life” is a story of a young boy named Anthony Fremont. He might look like any six-year-old, but looks can be deceiving. He is a monster. He lacks emotional development, and do things as he pleased without parental guide. He holds his family and town under his mindreading control. When it comes to this kind of behavior Mr. Dubois knows how to handle Anthony Fremont. Mr. Dubois, a History and Moral Philosophy H. & M. P. teacher in Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein, has different insight about the use of violence. Mr. Dubois believes violence is the answer, to most major issues and the young boy of “Good Life” is no different. He also hold adults accountable, for not discipline their children properly. As well as not raising their children with moral values. Anthony Fremont has everyone under his rule. He isolated his home town, Peaksville, Ohio. Since then, he has sent his town back to the dark ages. The adults in the town, including his parents tiptoe nervously around him. Scared of displeasing him, because if they do, the consequence is to be wished away into nonexistence. So how do you manage a boy like Anthony? According to Mr. Dubois, “Violence, naked…

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