Significant Themes In If Nobody Speaks Or Remarkable Things

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Throughout our lives we are faced with people, object, scenery, and events that we neglect. It is only when these ignored things are bought to our attention that we stop and reflect upon them. In the novel, “If Nobody Speaks or Remarkable Things”, the tragic event that is the main pivot point in the novel takes place on the same day that another, significant yet never mentioned, event occurs. This neglect of mentioning this figure highlights to the reader a significant theme weaved throughout this novel, the notion of human ignorance. This theme makes the reader recollect with the idea that for one to cherish something ones attention must be brought to it. The novel in the end makes the reader reflect on everyday issues, events and objects, …show more content…
As the boy sits at the end of the book right before the accident happened with Shahid, the boy with the pierced eyebrow saw a figure from a distance, who he did not know what the man with the burnt hands, falling through the sky. At first believing that the figure was falling to his death, yet seeing moments later that indeed this figure is bungee jumping, did he is recollected with the idea of the existence where“ sitting on the steps of the apartment, drinking more juice with the sun on his face, he wondered how it would feel to know that your existence is a miracle” (250). The boy with the pierced eyebrow did not naturally come up with this analysis of life on his own. It was when his attention was brought to this particular subject that by believing that the figure he just saw fall from the sky could have died did he recollect with the idea of existence being …show more content…
In the book “If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things”, we are faced with these themes and are forced to ask the questions why we as humans ignore that many wonders of the world. The books shows examples where the boy Shahid’s existence was not known until his believed death, and beautiful and mundane things are not though of like crushed glass, the idea of existence, naming, and unique characters until they are pointed out. This book in the end makes us as the reader recollect with the notion of our own ignorance and how we should avoid it, so we do not miss a Shahid, or a boy from number

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