A Theme about the Monsters are due on Maple Street.
The Monster Are Due on Maple Street Theme: Prejudice can be destructive
In the story ' The Monsters are Due on Maple Street,' there are many pieces of evidence to support the theme: "Prejudice can be destructive." To begin, the first piece of evidence is when a woman stated that Les Goodman looks at the stars at night. This scene started the chaos amongst the people of Maple Street because this is where everyone started to blame one another for what was happening. The second piece of evidence is when Charlie shot Peter Vanhorn. This showed prejudice can be destructive because Charlie was so afraid, that he thought Peter was the monster. The last piece of evidence is when Charlie accused Tommy of being the monster. This was destructive because everyone went crazy trying to find out who the real monster was.
Evidence #1: Charlie took the shotgun from Steve's hands and shoots Pete Vanhorn out of fear.
Evidence #2: Charlie says that Tommy is the monster and everyone becomes crazy over who is truly guilty.
Evidence #3: A woman says how Les looks at the stars at night like is waiting for for something.