Consequences Of Society In Roth's 'Divergent'

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“Killing you isn’t the worst thing they can do to you, controlling you is” (Insurgent). You can realize how much people want to fight for their rights and how controlling the people will not work. In Divergent, Tris is uncovering secrets, and she is starting to realize that the choices that are forced on her are not something that should be happening. When Tris starts to fight back for the people, she realizes that she is not only helping herself she is allowing others to see how broken the society is. This relates to the Uglies because just like the book their society is broken and isn’t in control by the right people. Roth proves that the choice between family and friends v.s society will always have destructive consequences. This is shown through Tris’s decisions/thoughts, symbolism, and the choosing ceremony. For instance, Roth proves that the choice between family and friends v.s society will always have destructive consequences. This is proven in Tris’s decisions/thoughts. The reader can see this in the internal conflict of her decisions. During a fight Tris had with Four she realized something about herself and the society, “Why did you do that to me I say. What was the point of that, huh? I wasn’t aware that when I chose Dauntless, I was signing up got weeks of torture” (Roth, 237)! This piece of evidence shows that Tris is having a hard time adjusting to her new faction and that she may not like it in the beginning when she says “I wasn't aware”. This shows that

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