Never Let Me Go

reflecting on never let me go

explain to me whether or not Kathy H., Ruth, Tommy, and the other “students” have the ability to make decisions about their future and act for themselves. Provide examples to defend your reasoning. 6-8 sentences

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Ishiguro highlights many forms of willful ignorance, of social issues (like the organ donations) as well as personal issues (like sex and virginity). Often, his characters shy away from pressing for information when they sense they do not want to know the answers to their questions. He suggests that willful ignorance is the mechanism by which social injustices are perpetuated. Many of his characters prefer to know the truth in order to perprtuate the lie that is much easier to live with.