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    The first chapter is a good place to look for some physical descriptions of Connor. My text might have slightly different page numbers, so I'll try to give a bit more information. The second...

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    I suppose that different readers might choose slightly different "main" conflicts in the story. I'll highlight a few of the major conflicts that are present in Unwind. For me, the most central...

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    Readers can find the answer to this question in the book's first section about Risa. Risa is a "ward of the state," and she lives in an orphanage called a "StaHo." She has lived in this kind of...

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    Man vs. man is a conflict type in this novel. Connor and Roland do not see eye to eye throughout the story, and their conflict comes to physical violence on a couple of occasions. Their conflict...

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    I would say that the main conflict that is affecting Connor, Risa, Roland, and other Unwinds is their struggle for survival. The book opens by telling readers that the "Bill of Life" allows...

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    Roland only dies if you believe unwinding actually results in death. The "Bill of Life" that appears in the very beginning of the book states the following about unwinding: However, between the...

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    In the book Unwind, Sonia is a fairly minor character. She is important for sure, but she gets very little page time. Her background is explored in much greater detail in the sequel book...

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    The place setting of the story is the United States. The novel moves all across the United States as the author explores individual plot lines for the various characters. For example, the...

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    Risa is one of the three main protagonists of Unwind. The other two are Connor and Lev. Risa is significant to the story because she gets just about a third of the book told about her. She's...

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    Connor is useful as a whole person. Once Connor gets to the Graveyard, he proves his natural intuitiveness with mechanical items. He is placed on the repair crew and quickly becomes the go-to guy...

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    I would not have Connor unwound because it is murder. The society Connor lives in thinks that an unwound child is still alive, but the child is alive in various pieces. That thought has become...

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    Lev is one of the three main characters in Neil Shusterman's book Unwind. Lev is an Unwind, but he is distinctly different from all of the other Unwinds in the book. Lev is different because he...

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    This is a morbid question because it asks me to pick which teenager I want killed and chopped up into little pieces. With that said, I would definitely pick Roland. That guy has zero redeeming...

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    The piano is significant to Risa because it is symbolic of who she is. She is a musician. Music, especially piano music, is Risa's way to stay safely at the StaHo. She knows that she must excel...

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    I believe that you are asking about section 5, which begins with chapter 32. Connor and Risa have made their way to the Graveyard. It is in the Arizona desert, and it is a graveyard for old...

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    There are many potential discussion questions for the book Unwind. At its core, the book asks readers to wrestle with the idea of abortion. In Shusterman's book, pre-birth abortion is illegal, but...

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    Connor is an important character, because he is one of the three main protagonists. The other two main protagonists are Lev and Risa. Most of the chapters in the book are focused on one of those...

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    Connor doesn't like the Admiral because Connor, in general, has problems with authority figures. Connor is a rebellious teenager. That is why his parents are having him unwound. They simply...

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    A good working definition of a dystopian society is the following: A futuristic, imagined universe in which oppressive societal control and the illusion of a perfect society are maintained through...

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    You can find the answer to this question in chapter one. This chapter introduces readers to Connor. When the chapter begins, Connor is out with his girlfriend, Ariana. She and Connor are talking...

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    Connor and Risa meet Hayden in chapter nineteen. Connor and Risa are on the run. Fortunately, the two of them have stumbled upon a smuggling operation for children people wanted to unwind. It is...

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    Connor begins the book as an impulsive and rebellious child. That rebellious streak is the main reason that Connor's parents are having him unwound. It's also what saves his life. Had Connor...

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    Good question. Connor is a complex kid, so your question isn't so straightforward. To know how Connor feels about something, it would help to know which part of the story you might be asking...

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    The most obvious way that Lev changed from the beginning of the story to the end of the story is in what he is called. In the beginning of the story, Lev is a "tithe." This means that he is...

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    The society in Unwind develops from people agreeing to take a ridiculous middle road to a problem that is present in today's society. Before the events that take place in the book, the pro-life...

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    This is a tough question. First, it is asking about two very different things. A setting will be where something is taking place, and a scene is likely a particular plot event. Second, the...

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    One way that I think that you could go with an argumentative essay is to talk about the pro-life and pro-choice debate. The entire reason that the people in the book allow unwinding in the first...

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    One company that is named in the novel is Old Navy. The reference to the real-world store occurs in chapter one. Connor has just come home after trying to convince his girlfriend to "kick-AWOL"...

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    Unwind by Neal Shusterman creates a dystopian future in which abortion has become illegal, but as a result of the controversies concerning abortion in the United States a bizarrely improbable set...

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    During the first three chapters of the book, the reader is introduced to the three main characters. Chapter one focuses on Connor. Connor is hanging out with his girlfriend and trying to convince...

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    I think that you could pick any two characters in the novel and structure your response like this: "I find the relationship between...and...interesting/confusing...because...." It's not important...

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    I would say that Connor, Lev, and Risa are all dynamic characters, while Roland is a static character. That guy stays a bully the entire novel. If you have to pick just one character though, Lev...

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    The sequence that you are asking about occurs fairly early in the novel Unwind. Lev is being taken by his parents and Pastor Dan to be unwound. Lev is completely complacent and willing in this...

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    Cyfi is a fairly minor character in the book Unwind, but he is significant when he shows the reader the dangers of unwinding and body part transfers. Cyfi's real name is Cyrus Finch, and the...

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    5 percent. Risa is my favorite character from the book, because she is about the only character that doesn't want to be unwound and worked her whole early life at making sure it didn't happen....

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    The decision to have a main character get hurt or in trouble at the end of each chapter is a decision made by the author. The story doesn't have to be written that way, but that is what Shusterman...

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    One literary element used in Unwind is hyperbole, also known as exaggeration. Shusterman has chosen to address a topic that is extremely political and heated in United States politics. However,...

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    In the book Unwind, the three main characters undergo changes from the beginning of the book to the end. Risa, for example, trusts no one at the beginning of the novel because of her State Home...

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    The main characters in Unwind are Risa, Connor and Lev. Each character has specific traits that allow him or her to succeed. For example, Risa is intelligent and analytical. When others,...

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    Lev’s separation from Risa and Connor is very important in terms of his character development in the novel. First, Lev turns Risa and Connor in, and then he feels guilty, so he pulls the alarm....

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    It is possible to make a case that several of the characters in Unwind are heroes. Here are the main three, in my opinion: Connor, Lev, and Admiral Dunfree. Connor is an obvious choice because he...

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    Connor is forced into conflict with his society for the simple reason that he doesn't want his body parts and organs harvested for someone else. In the society that Connor lives in, abortion is...

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    In Unwind by Neil Shusterman, the Heartland War is a civil war which has taken place in a future, dystopian America and which has resulted in serious compromises culminating in the Bill of Life....

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    Most of the conflict in Unwind comes from Man versus Society; the future government is very anti-individual and works to "unwind," or harvest, children under the age of eighteen so their parts can...

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    A theme or lesson from Unwind is that all life is valuable. Another theme is the meaning of life itself. In the story, a war has been fought between the pro-life and pro-choice movements. As a...

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    In his novel, Unwind, Neal Shusterman addresses numerous real-life, real-world issues. Presumably the most obvious of the issues touched upon in the story is that of the huge conflict between...

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