America And Aspen : An Opportunity For All Young Women

796 WordsNov 7, 20154 Pages
America lives in a caste system society and when her prince comes to age she is entered into the Selection with 34 other girls, all competing to become the Prince 's wife. America Singer,main character,is eighteen years old, her caste is the caste for artists,she has chosen music as her special talent. The third oldest child, she still lives at home with her parents and two younger siblings,who struggle to make a living, However, their luck is about to change because their government just announced The Selection,an opportunity for all young women. The Selection is a process where thirty five girls will be selected for Prince Maxon to marry,he must choose a wife. America refuses to enter because she is in love with Aspen,who is one caste lower than her. America and Aspen must keep their relationship a secret for many reasons, but hope for a future together.When Aspen has a guilt for not being able to provide for America, he makes her promise to sign up for the Selection.His request backfires and America is selected to participate in the Selection,to the delight of America 's mother and her sister, May. The novel,The Selection, is about a young teenager named America who if she is selected to be the Prince’s wife it would create chaos and crash the secreted relationship between America and Aspen.For the other thirty five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up off their feet and have

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