OCR A Level Unseen: Wyndham -The Chrysalids | jwpblog

OCR A Level Unseen: Wyndham -The Chrysalids | jwpblog

Once again, an essay for discussion. There is no such thing as a perfect unseen, especially in 45 minutes!

The Chrysalids (1955)

The passage, written by a first person narrator, and therefore fundamentally unreliable in terms of the implications of such a narrative voice, is set in a world which seems to be lacking in advanced technology and in which there is a underlying threat of a society in which even thought can be intercepted and studied.

The opening description of the dream world is one of beauty and freedom. Although set in a city ‘clustered’ around the ‘big blue bay’, the…

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