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The Wall - John Lanchester Summary of all chapters ❗️there are some mistakes: "Kevin" means "Kavanagh"❗️ ❗️also "K" stands for Kavanagh❗️

Nichts passendes dabei? Erkunde andere Fachbereiche.

The Wall (None of those below (migration, etc.) are explicitly said) migration: protect England from so-called "others" which are simply refugees protecting as in shooting others if they fail their task: thrown into the sea/killed every teenager has to go through this task for two years in GB - climate change: - catastrophic climate change - planet is heated by about 4 to 5 degrees an enormous unimaginably altered world everything about human life has changed shows what could possibly happen in the future if we don't get off the path we're currently Brexit: England is shielding and sealing off era where we re turning away from each other / turning our backs on each other fence between India and Pakistan/ between western Sahara and morocco: great era of wall building on sea level rises very cold green landscapes and now under water no planes no traveling plot: boredom & how he deals with it nothing changes on the wall protecting the Wall (as a defender) from the Others (migrants) Chapters 1-25 Part 1: The Wall 1) - arrival at the wall kavanagh has no idea a little scared - explains squad layout & place migrants get killed if they try to come near - in the meeting with the captain he told them stories about killing the other when they're intruding 2) compares concrete poetry to the life on the wall - - Life on the wall is more...

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like a poem then it is like a story because all days are the same there are always risks of disaster but most days nothing happens day, responsibility and thoughts are all about the war Time and life blur - - 3) time goes but very slowly kitchen staff brings hot drink after first 2h so lonely is happy about the empathy of the kitchen staff (Mary) when bringing the drink - jealous ab Mary talking to Hifa intensively energy bars for power some say the tea makes one think about sex on the wall there isn't much to think about so he became obsessed with food power bars tastes more intense then ever Captain looks scary and reassuring Captain observed kavanagh's power bar absorption : K apologies Captain a good leader but liar - 4) Woman with red hair is called Shoona Simpson Kavanagh, Hifa and Shoona sitting on a bench by lunch Shoona and Cooper are casually having sex Kavanagh wants to know where they were having sex because there is no privacy on the wall > just breeders and officers got separate accommodation K has learned to not look at his watch too often - The wall is 10,000 km long, 3 m wide and 5 m high on the seaside two types of colds: 1) is always there 2) is also always there but gets colder and goes through you The coldness leaves traumatic traces his first shift : 12 hours official name of the wall is the national coastal defense structure - - with the sun higher in the sky there is a better view > but the others know that too so that you couldn't rely on it > if everyone knows it's a time of low risk maybe that's a good moment to try something "Low risk is high risk" two hundred thousand active defenders all of them unnecessarily that's why everyone goes to the wall: no exceptions! if one breeds, one can leave the wall drones and planes search for others from the sky as well - for every Other who got over the wall :one defender (The most responsible one) be put to sea members of the flight and the guard don't get put to sea Kavanagh wears glasses - imagines the others as black robed figures at night when everyone was asleep Kavanagh went over to Hifas bed to see if she was a woman > she was awake, saw him and glanced at him 5) it's better when nothing happens, because if something happens then it's bad Chewy stuck along and is now his nickname - - 6) on the way home - 30+ people in the lorry drunk alcohol forbidden on the wall - - 7) - - - - - - gets teased by Shoona that he and Hifa are a couple wonders what she looks like under her layers is daydreaming about sex with Hifa The captain was an Other 10years ago > therefore he is so hard-core because he wants to proof he is worth being allowed to stay > he's obsessed with keeping them out Others who gets over the wall have to choose between getting in an overdose, becoming help or being put back to sea no mercy no forgiveness just black and white - - everybody's in the same place but they hardly know each other shifts make him feel depressed and resentful finishing a shift makes him feel euphoric, ecstatic & relieved Hifa has black hair, is skinny, tough and weak at the same time Hughes is Kavanagh's shift twin, slim dark haired man with brown eyes and a four day beard The group split up in London as he arrives at home he realizes that home is just a concept > once you've spent time on the wall you understand that everybody has a choice nobody has to take you in they can choose to 8) Night shifts are frightening you never change posts meaning you ate with the same 3 people everyday for 2 years The captain is on the wall for eight years now (4 tours) > became a sergeant after the first tour first encounter with the others he and his generation cannot talk to their parents some love getting told stories about how life was back then not kavanagh "show me an actual beach and I'll express interest there are no beaches left due to climate change Kavanagh's mom is hard to understand she's feeling guilty all the time, never says bad words > Kavanagh just knows that she's furious and disappointed sometimes his father is worse but he still has emotional reflexes of a parent, wants to be in charge The bond between him and his father stopped after he became a teenage Kavanagh thinks that it's parents and their generation's fault that the world is the way it is Father and son don't talk much Kavanagh goes out and sees his mates > complaining to each other about work on the wall > Kavanagh proud of himself because he is in a strict place, which makes him a real defender his parents have waited for him to leave >He saw some lights and reported it to the captain > The captain doesn't know why they do that but they do that sometimes K can imagine what it would be like to be an other thinks that the others must have a terrible and brutal perception of the wall 9) they, in a group of six, went camping > together with the Help - Hughes does tai chi (dance) Kavanagh's vague dream is to get away from home and become one of the elites - K wants to be one of those who fly in planes > doesn't want to be like other defenders finally had a one on one walk but K missed his chance to make a move on her K asked the Help what the Others call the change : Kuishia (swahili for 'the ending' 10) - - - - - - Mary loves cooking and wants to open her own place K has no alone time with Hifa 11) - back on the wall: training (completely new things) rivers were concreted over - "defend-attack-exercise" > another group of defenders will attack > the fight is filmed - > once that is over they are the attackers > everyone is excited K is nervous even though it's not "real" the scenery is nicer : it has got trees weather was better there - because Hifa was "killed" it really got to her K comfort Hifa, tells her it's just a game "let's pretend" - second attack: none of em got over the wall third: still none > feels like fun waiting for sb who's pretending to attack you they attacked the same night K managed to shoot some > was nonetheless dead in the end plan sneak-attack test combat skills K is pro training Other who got trough, still don't have chips, so they don't last long 'our turn' : conference with Captain many small attacks then one big defenders are distracted bc of all those small attacks 12) spends a lot of time with Hifa seeing the Captain designed an attack like that, K understood how he could possibly get over the wall. K volunteered to rearguard Shoona got away, K didn't 19 got over the wall: new record party:alcohol > bc it's not the real wall next day : hungover/ still drunk a politician starts a speech of pride towards the defenders K says baby politician because his speech has somehow no point and is quite weird > appears lying and insincere he knew it went bad, so he made it quick, showed his power more The Change: a particular shift of sea level and weather Part 2: The Others 13) - - - - > still continuing, reshaping landscapes and impacting peoples life tells them the Others are on their way: everyone's listening says that people who take the side from the Others are wicked, wrong, morally lost and traitors - - Hifa saved him and went against the rules Captain killed some others K gets used to his shifts home no longer feels like home > won't go back there after the wall when you come to the wall at first all you can think about is when will you get off K understands the captain and why he has been on the wall for such a long time thinks about spending more time on the wall (simply because then he would do it by choice) K wants to do in his future a little bit of everything everybody loves Mary. K had liked her since the beginning Mary got shot: she's bleeding (worst thing K had ever seen) code red: attack some others are running towards him his right arm got injured - - K detached from the situation Captain calls ambulance and gives K a compliment "he did well tonight" smart Others: waited for a very noisy windy night Others went only for cooper shoona and K Hifa visits him : she had a concussion -> Mary & Shoona are dead, Cooper heavily injured They're both sick of the wall Hifa asked K if he'd like to breed with her K brings up Mary's death > Hifa grieving and sad > K realizes how much he liked her and is now sad as well 14) they are saving their lives by bringing somebody new to life - breeder privileges: own room etc 15) they get teased by members spend a lot time together: get to know each other a lot better a speech of a politician: members such as K and Hifa got medals K really liked the the applause they were invited into a reception room and got very drunk there on the lorry home Hifa was feeling ill, she threw up in the toilet K health her hair up K realized he loved her and was unbelievably happy: it was the best day of his life Captain never uses the word "Others" > this gives some sensitivity about his former life - Sarge was also injured by the latest attack: a cut on his cheekbone K not fit enough to fight but he was on administrative duties while recovering: doing chores K and Hifa visit Hifas mom

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The Wall (None of those below (migration, etc.) are explicitly said) migration: protect England from so-called "others" which are simply refugees protecting as in shooting others if they fail their task: thrown into the sea/killed every teenager has to go through this task for two years in GB - climate change: - catastrophic climate change - planet is heated by about 4 to 5 degrees an enormous unimaginably altered world everything about human life has changed shows what could possibly happen in the future if we don't get off the path we're currently Brexit: England is shielding and sealing off era where we re turning away from each other / turning our backs on each other fence between India and Pakistan/ between western Sahara and morocco: great era of wall building on sea level rises very cold green landscapes and now under water no planes no traveling plot: boredom & how he deals with it nothing changes on the wall protecting the Wall (as a defender) from the Others (migrants) Chapters 1-25 Part 1: The Wall 1) - arrival at the wall kavanagh has no idea a little scared - explains squad layout & place migrants get killed if they try to come near - in the meeting with the captain he told them stories about killing the other when they're intruding 2) compares concrete poetry to the life on the wall - - Life on the wall is more...

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like a poem then it is like a story because all days are the same there are always risks of disaster but most days nothing happens day, responsibility and thoughts are all about the war Time and life blur - - 3) time goes but very slowly kitchen staff brings hot drink after first 2h so lonely is happy about the empathy of the kitchen staff (Mary) when bringing the drink - jealous ab Mary talking to Hifa intensively energy bars for power some say the tea makes one think about sex on the wall there isn't much to think about so he became obsessed with food power bars tastes more intense then ever Captain looks scary and reassuring Captain observed kavanagh's power bar absorption : K apologies Captain a good leader but liar - 4) Woman with red hair is called Shoona Simpson Kavanagh, Hifa and Shoona sitting on a bench by lunch Shoona and Cooper are casually having sex Kavanagh wants to know where they were having sex because there is no privacy on the wall > just breeders and officers got separate accommodation K has learned to not look at his watch too often - The wall is 10,000 km long, 3 m wide and 5 m high on the seaside two types of colds: 1) is always there 2) is also always there but gets colder and goes through you The coldness leaves traumatic traces his first shift : 12 hours official name of the wall is the national coastal defense structure - - with the sun higher in the sky there is a better view > but the others know that too so that you couldn't rely on it > if everyone knows it's a time of low risk maybe that's a good moment to try something "Low risk is high risk" two hundred thousand active defenders all of them unnecessarily that's why everyone goes to the wall: no exceptions! if one breeds, one can leave the wall drones and planes search for others from the sky as well - for every Other who got over the wall :one defender (The most responsible one) be put to sea members of the flight and the guard don't get put to sea Kavanagh wears glasses - imagines the others as black robed figures at night when everyone was asleep Kavanagh went over to Hifas bed to see if she was a woman > she was awake, saw him and glanced at him 5) it's better when nothing happens, because if something happens then it's bad Chewy stuck along and is now his nickname - - 6) on the way home - 30+ people in the lorry drunk alcohol forbidden on the wall - - 7) - - - - - - gets teased by Shoona that he and Hifa are a couple wonders what she looks like under her layers is daydreaming about sex with Hifa The captain was an Other 10years ago > therefore he is so hard-core because he wants to proof he is worth being allowed to stay > he's obsessed with keeping them out Others who gets over the wall have to choose between getting in an overdose, becoming help or being put back to sea no mercy no forgiveness just black and white - - everybody's in the same place but they hardly know each other shifts make him feel depressed and resentful finishing a shift makes him feel euphoric, ecstatic & relieved Hifa has black hair, is skinny, tough and weak at the same time Hughes is Kavanagh's shift twin, slim dark haired man with brown eyes and a four day beard The group split up in London as he arrives at home he realizes that home is just a concept > once you've spent time on the wall you understand that everybody has a choice nobody has to take you in they can choose to 8) Night shifts are frightening you never change posts meaning you ate with the same 3 people everyday for 2 years The captain is on the wall for eight years now (4 tours) > became a sergeant after the first tour first encounter with the others he and his generation cannot talk to their parents some love getting told stories about how life was back then not kavanagh "show me an actual beach and I'll express interest there are no beaches left due to climate change Kavanagh's mom is hard to understand she's feeling guilty all the time, never says bad words > Kavanagh just knows that she's furious and disappointed sometimes his father is worse but he still has emotional reflexes of a parent, wants to be in charge The bond between him and his father stopped after he became a teenage Kavanagh thinks that it's parents and their generation's fault that the world is the way it is Father and son don't talk much Kavanagh goes out and sees his mates > complaining to each other about work on the wall > Kavanagh proud of himself because he is in a strict place, which makes him a real defender his parents have waited for him to leave >He saw some lights and reported it to the captain > The captain doesn't know why they do that but they do that sometimes K can imagine what it would be like to be an other thinks that the others must have a terrible and brutal perception of the wall 9) they, in a group of six, went camping > together with the Help - Hughes does tai chi (dance) Kavanagh's vague dream is to get away from home and become one of the elites - K wants to be one of those who fly in planes > doesn't want to be like other defenders finally had a one on one walk but K missed his chance to make a move on her K asked the Help what the Others call the change : Kuishia (swahili for 'the ending' 10) - - - - - - Mary loves cooking and wants to open her own place K has no alone time with Hifa 11) - back on the wall: training (completely new things) rivers were concreted over - "defend-attack-exercise" > another group of defenders will attack > the fight is filmed - > once that is over they are the attackers > everyone is excited K is nervous even though it's not "real" the scenery is nicer : it has got trees weather was better there - because Hifa was "killed" it really got to her K comfort Hifa, tells her it's just a game "let's pretend" - second attack: none of em got over the wall third: still none > feels like fun waiting for sb who's pretending to attack you they attacked the same night K managed to shoot some > was nonetheless dead in the end plan sneak-attack test combat skills K is pro training Other who got trough, still don't have chips, so they don't last long 'our turn' : conference with Captain many small attacks then one big defenders are distracted bc of all those small attacks 12) spends a lot of time with Hifa seeing the Captain designed an attack like that, K understood how he could possibly get over the wall. K volunteered to rearguard Shoona got away, K didn't 19 got over the wall: new record party:alcohol > bc it's not the real wall next day : hungover/ still drunk a politician starts a speech of pride towards the defenders K says baby politician because his speech has somehow no point and is quite weird > appears lying and insincere he knew it went bad, so he made it quick, showed his power more The Change: a particular shift of sea level and weather Part 2: The Others 13) - - - - > still continuing, reshaping landscapes and impacting peoples life tells them the Others are on their way: everyone's listening says that people who take the side from the Others are wicked, wrong, morally lost and traitors - - Hifa saved him and went against the rules Captain killed some others K gets used to his shifts home no longer feels like home > won't go back there after the wall when you come to the wall at first all you can think about is when will you get off K understands the captain and why he has been on the wall for such a long time thinks about spending more time on the wall (simply because then he would do it by choice) K wants to do in his future a little bit of everything everybody loves Mary. K had liked her since the beginning Mary got shot: she's bleeding (worst thing K had ever seen) code red: attack some others are running towards him his right arm got injured - - K detached from the situation Captain calls ambulance and gives K a compliment "he did well tonight" smart Others: waited for a very noisy windy night Others went only for cooper shoona and K Hifa visits him : she had a concussion -> Mary & Shoona are dead, Cooper heavily injured They're both sick of the wall Hifa asked K if he'd like to breed with her K brings up Mary's death > Hifa grieving and sad > K realizes how much he liked her and is now sad as well 14) they are saving their lives by bringing somebody new to life - breeder privileges: own room etc 15) they get teased by members spend a lot time together: get to know each other a lot better a speech of a politician: members such as K and Hifa got medals K really liked the the applause they were invited into a reception room and got very drunk there on the lorry home Hifa was feeling ill, she threw up in the toilet K health her hair up K realized he loved her and was unbelievably happy: it was the best day of his life Captain never uses the word "Others" > this gives some sensitivity about his former life - Sarge was also injured by the latest attack: a cut on his cheekbone K not fit enough to fight but he was on administrative duties while recovering: doing chores K and Hifa visit Hifas mom