What is the message of The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street?

What is the message of The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street?

The theme “Fear can turn human beings into monsters” is expressed flawlessly and clearly in this play. At the start of the play, a blast of screeching sound and illuminating light descends from the sky. It strikes fear and terror into the hearts and minds of the people on Maple Street.

Who exactly are the monsters on Maple Street that the title refers to in this drama?

How does the title relate to Steve’s joke on page 674 that “We’re all on a monster kick, Les.”? He’s being sarcastic about people being monsters, but they really are monsters (the title refers to the people) because of their fear and the violence emerging from their fear.

Who got shot in the monster Are Due on Maple Street?

When the group sees a dark figure in the night, one man — the especially confrontational, Hawaiian-shirted Charlie (Jack Weston) — shoots blindly at it. Nevermind that it turns out to be an innocent neighbor whom Charlie kills. “He came out of the darkness,” Charlie reasons.

Why does Pete Van Horn leave Maple Street?

Why does Pete Van Horn leave Maple Street? He is afraid of his neighbors.

What is the theme of monster?

Walter Dean Myer’s book Monster depicts how the American legal system functions. The primary theme of the story is to examine how a person who commits a crime is arrested, convicted, tried, and punished. This book looks at the legal system through the eyes of a young, African American teenager.

What is the main conflict in Monsters on Maple Street?

The main conflict in the monsters are due on Maple Street is that a meteor flies overhead and everybody’s things on Maple Street are not working anymore. Also, the main conflict is between the residence because they are accusing people on the street of being aliens because Tommy.

Why were the Maple Street neighbors suspicious of Steve?

they think he is the alien. They think he kill Pete because he was going to tell them about the aliens. to do an experiment to see how they would react in a crisis. A person who takes the law into his own hands without the police.