Decisions taken by entities of higher power, only cause panic and uneasiness between the people affected. In Cory Doctorow’s novel, Little Brother, the government does not approve of those who decide to defy control and think for themselves. The actions taken by the DHS after the Bay Bridge bombing create feelings of terror amongst the citizens of San Francisco.
Over the course of the story, the DHS takes precautionary measures that contribute to the mental trauma of the citizens. To begin with, Marcus is feeling unsafe in the place he considered his safe-spot, this develops a serious case of paranoia and, causing doubt in his mind.
When Marcus is released from capture he …show more content…
The way the DHS handles situations with physical torture, creates panic as well as trauma.
The treatment given from the DHS to the citizens of San Francisco have all been experiences where entities whothat work under the name of safety have created terror and havoc amidst their citizens. As displayed through many cases of paranoia throughout the story, the DHS has no care for the mental trauma that their citizens have been put through. The abusive physical treatment given