The Politics of Knowledge: Why “Never Let Me Go” never lets me go
“Knowledge is Power,” the old slogan says. But is that always necessarily true? Erin Pellarin discusses just how powerless knowledge can be in the face of unchangeable circumstances, how even though the main characters of Never Let Me Go are eventually fully aware of what’s going to happen to them, they still are unable to do anything to change their futures. “Why don’t they try harder to break the system?” is the question Pellarin attempts to answer, or at least rationalize, in the blog post below.