Message

We can find several messages in Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel Never Let Me Go. The novel presents a complex picture of a dystopian society and offers the readers a few points of reflection. 

First, the novel touches on the importance of memories for a person’s identity. Kathy H.’s account sometimes reads like an ode to the people and places that had an impact on her. In many ways, her memories and the way she chooses to see them influence who she is. An important point that the novel might try to make, therefore, could be that our memories can sustain us in difficult times.

Another issue related to that of memory and nostalgia is the importance of belonging to a community. Relationships such as friendship and love are very important and people feel the need to hold on to them. A large part o...

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