WWZ Themes/Big Ideas How do governments handle crises? When we are faced with uncertain survival how do we change? And at what cost? How can the doomsday setting of a story allow us to critique society? The international world? What is the purpose behind dehumanizing the enemy when in combat? How can we apply these events to our own lives? What makes us human? For this essay you will be incorporating information from our novel and database articles. You may use articles covered in class if they relate. You must have at least 5 sources. Make sure all your ideas relay back to your central theme . Remember: Quotes and paraphrased ideas are your best friend and must be used in this essay, but use them wisely, make sure the connection is very clearly explained.