Snowman's given name is Jimmy.
Rogelio’s mustachioed inner critic is amazing.
's name stands alone. She does not have a "real" name. This ambiguous naming, i.e. the using of only a nickname, reflects her character. She is a wispy, undefined character. She speaks vaguely and reveals little about herself. Most of what is learned by the reader is through Jimmy's speculations.
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In Jimmy and 's world, little is left to the imagination. Almost everything can be watched, for a price. Jimmy and Crake's friendship is built upon watching hours upon hours of execution, live suicide, animal killing, and pornography. Their world is one of spectacle. The don't seem to care about this but instead concentrate their efforts on those who are against such a lifestyle.
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The theme of nature is most poignantly explored in the last chapter of the book. Upon seeing three other surviving humans, has to decide which population, human or Craker, will have the chance to prosper. His decision, which is not revealed in the text, raises questions about human nature and the future evolution of the various surviving species.
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The creation of the was driven by society's (and Crake's) desire to achieve immortality. While most were pursuing the goal through modification of the human through organ transplant and drugs to rejuvenate aging bodies. Crake, on the other hand, approaches the quest differently.
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Instead of pursuing immortality by modifying humans that were already in existence, Crake aimed to recreate the human from the inside out. Based on the premise that fear of death is what resulted in mortality, Crake figured that if he could construct a being that had no fear of death that the search for immortality would end.