«The NeverEnding Story» presents the Nothing as a raging storm, as a result of movie is a visible medium and «invisible pressure consuming all issues» would not precisely translate on display screen. The storm visible is ideal as a result of it captures the demoralizing inevitability of its energy. Those that inhabit the world of Fantasia appear usually completely happy and cheerful however ultimately understand they’re unable to stay out their lives to the fullest, because the fixed risk of the Nothing taking them away has solid a shadow over all of them. There is a looming sense of dread round each nook, and it has even impressed some characters, just like the Rockbiter, to really feel as if life is not price residing.
Very similar to the Swamps of Disappointment, the Nothing serves as a metaphor for each grief and despair. Because the Nothing continues to eat, it turns into more durable and more durable to withstand the inevitability. All indicators level to hopelessness and loss, and combating to see one other day appears like an impossibility. The Nothing creeps into your consciousness the identical manner psychological sickness can, utterly hijacking any rational thought and changing it with despondency. The Nothing, very like despair, is debilitating. Making an attempt to combat the Nothing (very like making an attempt to combat despair) feels impractical, as a result of the one option to cease it’s to make the most of the very factor it destroys – hope, love, and creativeness. It sounds so much like being requested «have not you tried not being depressed?»