DivergentBook - 2011
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In a future Chicago, 16 year-olds must choose among five factions to determine their identity, but when Beatrice finds out that she is a “divergent” it sets in motion a series of events that test not only her physical and mental strength, but her entire world.
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Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.
" We should find some paper so you can make a list or a chart or something." Tris.
"Becoming fearless isn't the point. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to free from it." - Four (Tobias Eaton)
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Tris Prior is a 16 year old girl living in a dystopian Chicago. There are 5 different factions. Tris can choose to live with her family, or leave her family and friends.
The world has been changed into 5 factions where people are separated from their families
Beatrice Prior is a sixteen-year-old member of Abnegation. She and her brother Caleb, who is not quite a year her elder, take the aptitude test that will tell them which faction they are most suitable for. The test consists of a simulation of a confrontation with a vicious dog. Beatrice shows aptitude for three different factions, Abnegation, Erudite, and Dauntless, and this means she is something called Divergent. She is warned to never tell anyone of her results - it is dangerous to be Divergent. After much contemplation over whether to stay in Abnegation or switch factions, Beatrice chooses to switch to Dauntless, and Caleb moves to Erudite.
In the future, after the war, Chicago divides itself into five factions, based on their values. At the age of sixteen, every person must decide to either remain in the faction they were born into, or leave their family behind and transfer to another faction of their choice. Beatrice Prior has to decide what the rest of her life will be.
In Divergent there are five factions that make up society, each with a different role. At age 16, each individual will attend a choosing ceremony based on their results of an aptitude test. This science fiction novel focuses on the genes to determine whether or not your are "divergent" which could be considered dangerous, depending on your point of view.
In a world divided into five factions based on beliefs and values, Beatrice (Tris) Prior must make the choice that decides the path she will take for the rest of her life.
A choice can cost your life. The day Beatrice Prior choose's her faction, she finds out something unimaginable... she is Divergent. If people find out, her life will be cut short. Tris is forced to keep her identity secret. If Tris trusts the wrong people, she could get hurt. And how will she keep her family safe without betraying her faction, the Dauntless? What will she decide? Any wrong decision and EVERYTHING can go wrong.
Tris is 16 which means that she will choose her destiny; Amity, Erudite, Dauntless, Candor or Abnegation. Which one will she choose and does she make the right choice? This fantastic book takes you on the adventure of a life time. After you read it, you will find yourself reading it again.
Tris Prior lives in a dystopian universe where society is divided into five groups called factions. As each person turns 16, they must make the choice of which faction they will live in for the rest of their life. Tris chooses Dauntless. However, Tris does not fit into just one faction like everyone else, she is Divergent. Unfortunately people are tracking down the Divergent’s so she is forced into hiding her identity. In the end Tris has to make the choice of whether she betrays her faction and saves her family or will she lose her family but remain loyal to her faction.
Frightening or Intense Scenes: Many scenes that could be frightening for young children.
Sexual Content: The book has people talking about sex and fear of intimacy.
Frightening or Intense Scenes: There are some Scenes in this book that could frighten Younger viewers Like Edward's eye scene. There are some sad themes. There is Lots of fighting too.
Other: violence, commiting of suicide, minor sex, and mature scenes. maybe some frightening to
Frightening or Intense Scenes: Peter stabbing Eward's eye, Simulations, Tris getting hurt over and over again, Tris almost get killed by the people she loves the most. But is also sad because Four doesn't know Tris in the end and tries to hurt her, she witnesses her moms death, and she has to kill one of her best friends.
Violence: Yes, of course Divergent would have violence. It's like The Hunger Games that way. For example, getting stab in the eye with a butterknife, fighting each other as a test, and being under simulation and killing off all the people of one faction. That's alot already.