The Cage Of Butterflies By Brian Caswell Analysis

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Segregation from the society
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don 't matter, and those who matter doesn’t mind.” – Bernard M. Baruch. In today’s society teenagers are more concerned about fitting in with the widely held groups that they forget to discover their own aptitudes and faculties. This book hints on the issues of the young people who find it difficult to fit in. The Cage of Butterflies is a book inscribed by Brian Caswell in 1992. This book is about a group of teenagers with IQs well above 150 who saved a group of babies from a malevolent syndicate. Being extremely intellectual, it is difficult for them to fit in with the “normal” society. Their intelligence has caused them disputes in the past and will
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One aspect of it is that the teenagers tackled social segregation due to their differences in intelligence which will continue to origin them anxiety in the future. In their pubescent years they were far more intellectual than their aristocrats. These Young people had to push themselves hard to be “normal” so that they can be acknowledged. However, when the society finds out that they are really smart they instantaneously become alienated. One of the main focuses of the book is the Think-Tank which was created by the minors to provide them a challenge. This becomes a basis for them to isolate themselves from the densities of the “normal” society. Furthermore as these youths mature they face the fear of their children going through the same social preconception. To avoid this they made a company which would help their forthcoming generation. This is a habitual concern in our “normal” society that people are segregated for any kind of metamorphosis. People of different race are segregated; people with different mutations are also set apart. Throughout this novel Caswell uses ingenious adolescents to show the different versions of teenagers and how they cannot fathom each

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