Analysis Of The Book ' By Neal Shusterman

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Unwind by Neal Shusterman is a science fiction novel that is taken place after a civil war in the future. The war is know as the Heartland War, which is fought over abortion. The war reached a compromise after both sides agreed to allow parents to sign an order form for their children between the ages of 13 and 18 years old to be unwound. The Setting takes place in three major locations. First “The Forest” after the accident on the highway, Connor, Risa, and Lev escape into the dense forest. Second “The Graveyard” an old airplane hanger, witch homes hundreds of AWOL Unwinds. The unwinds work in exchange for complete protection from the outside. Finally, “Happy Jack’s Harvest Camp” Ronald sells out Connor and Risa, as well as himself, and they are taken to the unwind camp. The camp is full of color and uplifting music, but the children are dark and gloomy. The camp is known as “Hell masquerading as Heaven" (268).
Connor Lassiter was a rebelling adolescent teen who 's behavior was not accepted. Throughout his childhood his parents saw him as a “Nuisance” but he knew he was something more. Connor is portrayed as a terrible kid to many people, including his girlfriend 's parents. "Ariana 's parents don 't like Connor. 'We always knew he 'd be an Unwind," (pg.14) When Connor was looking for a stapler in his fathers desk, until he stumbled upon a “Unwind Order Form” completed with his name on it. He decided to make his last days as deceitful as possible. Within just the first…

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