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In Allegiant, the final novel of Veronica Roth's Divergent trilogy, Tris Prior, the protagonist and main point-of-view character, undertakes a mission to prevent the Bureau of Genetic Welfare in...

Latest answer posted August 29, 2020 1:19 pm UTC

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In Veronica Roth's Divergent, members of society are divided into five different "factions." Each of the factions plays a role in society. Beatrice, the protagonist of the story, begins as a member...

Latest answer posted May 11, 2018 10:20 am UTC

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The setting of Divergent is revealed in the first chapter while Tris and her brother Caleb are riding the bus to school. As the first-person narrator, Tris describes the bus ride and briefly...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2015 4:10 am UTC

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Family is central to the Divergent story. In the book, Roth examines how family dynamics affect the heroine, her allies, and her enemies. During Visiting Day, Tris notes that Drew’s and Molly's...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2017 5:46 pm UTC

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When Tris accuses Four of nicking her ear on purpose, he cryptically retorts, "You know, I’m getting a little tired of waiting for you to catch on!” Although Four does not directly address Tris's...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2017 5:48 pm UTC

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When the test proctor, Tori, tells Beatrice that her test results are inconclusive because her scores indicate aptitude in three factions (Abnegation, Dauntless, and Erudite), Beatrice realizes...

Latest answer posted September 24, 2015 5:36 pm UTC

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Allegiant revealed that the ‘divergents’ are those called 'genetically pure' individuals contrary to what they know inside the Chicago experiments. Tobias Eaton (known as Four) lived in a life...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2014 9:18 am UTC

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Generally, the movie is less focused on visual violence, and there is less emphasis on the romance between Four and Tris. As the movie is rated PG-13, the director, Neil Burger, opted to highlight...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2017 5:49 pm UTC

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Veronica Roth makes "faction before blood" come into play by separating the new recruits from their families immediately after the selection ceremony and moving them into their new factions. By...

Latest answer posted December 31, 2019 3:04 pm UTC

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Divergent is a 2011 young adult science fiction novel written by American novelist and short story writer Veronica Roth. It is the author's first book and the first installment in the popular...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2020 12:41 pm UTC

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In the story, Tris sheds her shy, awkward image for a warrior persona in the space of a short period. Although the transformation is impressive, Tris’s account of her experiences demonstrates just...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2017 5:50 pm UTC

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Readers can find many important quotes throughout the book. The book is very focused on class and society, and it is quite a different set-up than what readers likely have experience with. The...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2018 12:33 pm UTC

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Divergent is a great novel to apply Maslow's hierarchy of needs to. Not only can the characters relate to the elements of the hierarchy of needs, but the ideals of their factions play into the...

Latest answer posted February 3, 2020 2:15 pm UTC

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With family history in Abnegation, Tris finds the Dauntless world of reckless freedom new and unfamiliar. Although she wants a life of adventure and mystery, she also sees that different...

Latest answer posted May 19, 2020 8:32 pm UTC

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Roth's Chicago is ruled by a government that claims to have identified the five essential components of virtuous character. The city's leaders tout the effectiveness of their segregated society,...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2017 5:47 pm UTC

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Although these dystopian novels may on the surface seem to have little in common with teens today, they are captivating for several reasons: They feature teens as main characters. Most teens enjoy...

Latest answer posted June 18, 2019 9:27 pm UTC

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The initiates are coming up to the end of stage one of their training. Tomorrow will be the very last day of this stage, when the initiates will resume fighting. But today they're going to learn...

Latest answer posted April 9, 2021 11:27 am UTC

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Navy Pier is an old, abandoned part of the city with a carousel, a Ferris wheel, and many crumbling and empty buildings. It is located in an old part of Chicago, which is no longer inhabited. Tris...

Latest answer posted March 15, 2018 10:39 am UTC

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One of the most powerful elements in Roth's novel is the decision that Tris has to make. Her decision strikes at the very heart of the novel's thematic narrative. Tris' decision is seen through a...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2014 10:35 pm UTC

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