The Damage Done By Warren Fellow Essay

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Throughout the novel of “The Damage Done” Warren Fellow’s experiences and hardships he finds himself faced with cause on-going anguish both mentally and physically. These aspects of his unjust life in prison and the events preceding convince Warren into believing that his punishment was not justified, or even remotely equal to his crimes that led to his arrest.

There are multiple excerpts from book that can confirm and justify his beliefs of unjust incarceration. One of them includes a quote from page 137 that follows,
“Suddenly, my punishment seemed way out of proportion and I couldn’t see the lesson that was to be learned. How much suffering was I to go through before the world agreed that I had paid my price?”

I believe this confirms Warren’s point of view on the conflict’s being encountered, that encompass the severe mental strain and physical suffering caused by the imprisonment, and the idea of unfair punishment. This can be shown through the rhetorical question “How much suffering was I to go through before the world agreed that I had paid my price?”
I believe Warren in the previous excerpt is trying to infer and bring across to the reader that the suffering endured seemed everlasting and strenuous to survive, by capturing the reader’s attention with the use of an analogy.
Further confirming the conflict is a quote from the prologue that follows “If at the end of my story, you still believe that anyone could deserve the horrors that I saw, then you, too are a…

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