The Twits by Roald Dahl“If a person has ugly thoughts, it begins to show on the face. And when that person has ugly thoughts every day, every week, every year, the face gets uglier and uglier until you can hardly bear to look at it.
A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts it will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”
I do love this quote. The Twits are the epitome of nastiness and everything a person shouldn’t be. They are vile and small, silly little people that enjoy inflicting pain on others for no reason other than their own amusement.
So in typical Roald Dahl fashion they get exactly what is coming to them. They may be caricatures, though they are a very good example to children about why we should never hate. Even though they are horrible, hating them is the wrong thing to do because we are just as bad as them. Toxic people should be removed from our lives. There’s no point hating them, just walk away from them like the animals attempt to do here.
That being said, why does Roald Dahl hate beards so much? Youd think hed heed his own words.
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