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GCSE English Literature Mind Map on Quotes, created by 11harveyl on 03/12/2016.

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1 'My name is Kathy H.'
1.1 Opening line
1.1.1 simple structure and content reflects apparent simplicity of Kathy's existence
1.1.1.1 as clone to provide organs (although also carer so)
1.1.1.1.1 created for purpose
1.1.1.1.1.1 lack of identity
1.1.1.1.1.1.1 part of marginal group
2 'I don't know how it was where you were'
2.1 Addressed to other clones
2.1.1 Expects to be ignored by 'normal' society
2.1.1.1 highlights how clones' existence is ignored by society
2.1.1.1.1 Criticism of our society
2.1.1.1.1.1 We ignore problems in other countries
2.1.1.1.1.1.1 Like separate worlds
2.1.1.1.1.1.1.1 Blissful and willing ignorance causes crimes against humanity
3 'when you get a chance to choose ... you choose your own kind. That's natural.'
3.1 mirrors human society in book
3.1.1 choose their lives over the clones
3.1.1.1 HOWEVER they are genetically the same as the clones
3.1.1.1.1 larger criticism of our society
3.1.1.1.1.1 ignoring plights in other countries because they're 'not like us'
3.1.1.1.1.1.1 distance ourselves for our own peace of mind
3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1 blissful ignorance/ apathy
3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1 Key theme
3.2 Is it natural?
3.2.1 Criticising this mentality
4 'these days, of course, there are fewer and fewer donors left who I remember
4.1 repeated use of 'of course'
4.1.1 unquestionable
4.1.1.1 Institutionalised into believing society cannot change
4.1.1.1.1 to live unquestioningly of the powers above them
4.1.1.1.1.1 Critique
4.1.1.1.1.1.1 of conformity to society
4.1.1.1.1.1.2 generraly believing everything you hear
4.1.1.1.1.1.2.1 No progress made and injustices are allowed to be made
5 'Donors'
5.1 Euphamistic language
5.1.1 Connotes voluntary
5.1.1.1 In a sense is
5.1.1.1.1 Never even consider not 'donating' and 'completeing'
5.1.1.1.1.1 The way we view dying - can only prolong the inevitable
5.2 'Complete'
6 'Carers'
6.1 Left to look after themselves
6.1.1 As they are slowly killed
6.1.1.1 Become their own jailers
6.1.1.1.1 Critique of society
6.1.1.1.1.1 Agree to social conventions when you DON'T HAVE TO
6.1.1.1.1.1.1 People don't realise and continue to limit themselves because they don't QUESTION
6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1 Institutionalised
6.1.1.1.1.1.1.2 Willful ignorance
6.1.1.1.1.1.2 Conformity
7 'Never Let Me Go'
7.1 Title
7.1.1 Theme: INTIMACY
7.1.1.1 Get told this theme from offset
7.2 Line from Kathy's favourite Judy Bridgewater song
7.2.1 1. Kathy's interpretation: about a newborn baby
7.2.1.1 2. Judy's interpretation: lover
7.2.1.2 About intimacy
7.2.1.2.1 Pillow-baby/ motherhood
7.2.1.2.1.1 Clones sterilised
7.2.1.2.2 Romantic relationships
7.2.1.2.2.1 Tommy and Ruth
7.2.1.2.2.2 Kathy and Tommy
7.2.1.2.2.2.1 Referals
7.2.1.2.2.3 The Weaselies
7.2.1.2.3 Friendships
7.2.1.2.3.1 Kathy and Ruth
7.2.1.2.3.1.1 Toxic
7.2.1.2.3.1.2 Manipulative
7.2.1.2.3.2 Ruth and Tommy
7.2.1.2.3.2.1 Unhealthy
7.2.1.2.3.3 Kathy and Tommy
7.2.1.2.3.3.1 Kathy = Over-dependant on Tommy
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.1 Clingy
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.2 A little bit unreciprocated
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.2.1 Basically did a Ruth
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.2.1.1 Projected own feelings onto Tommy
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.2.1.2 Belittled him
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.2.1.3 Put herself before him
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.3 Wanted him to be the answer
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.3.1 Referrals, would change her life, make her something special etc.
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.3.1.1 Didn't
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.3.1.1.1 Disappointment at own normality
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.3.1.1.1.1 Link to mortality
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.3.1.1.1.1.1 Beiieving we're invncible / special
7.2.1.2.3.3.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1 What's the point when we realise we are not?
7.2.1.2.3.4 Kathy, Ruth and Tommy
7.2.1.2.3.5 Hailsham friends
7.2.1.2.4 Childhood/ past
7.2.1.2.4.1 Hailsham
7.2.1.2.4.2 Innocence
7.2.1.2.4.2.1 Impossible to hold onto
7.2.1.2.4.2.1.1 Futile to try
7.2.1.2.4.2.1.1.1 Atmospheres
7.2.1.2.4.2.1.1.1.1 Sadness
7.2.1.2.4.2.1.1.1.2 Longing
7.2.1.2.4.2.1.1.2 Futility of human existance
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