Essay on Delirium and Pandemonium by Lauren Olive

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Delirium and Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver are two amazing books part of a series. Delirium is the story of Lena Haloway who lives in a dystopian society where love is forbidden. It is the deadliest of all things in their world. In the begining Lena starts out a good girl who follows all the rules, is scared of love and believes everything that shes been told about love. All until she meets Alex. Once she meets Alex, everything changes. In Pandemonium Lena lived in the wilds and has been through so much hardship that it has roughened her soul like summer time roughenes your feet. She is now is living in New York City and returned from the wilds.
Lena is now such a different person and if you have read Delirium the differeneces are easy to
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Delirium and Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver are two amazing books part of a series. Delirium is the story of Lena Haloway who lives in a dystopian society where love is forbidden. It is the deadliest of all things in their world. In the begining Lena starts out a good girl who follows all the rules, is scared of love and believes everything that shes been told about love. All until she meets Alex. Once she meets Alex, everything changes. In Pandemonium Lena lived in the wilds and has been through so much hardship that it has roughened her soul like summer time roughenes your feet. She is now is living in New York City and returned from the wilds.
Lena is now such a different person and if you have read Delirium the differeneces are easy to notice. She says herself on page 3 of Pandemonium, "But the old Lena is dead too. I buried her. I left her beyond a fence, behind a wall of smoke and flame." In this quote Lena is refering to her old self that she left in portland and her old self that she left in the wilds. Lena has had to let so much of herself go that she no longer knows who she is. She is very independent, tough, a leader and a fighter. She is all the things that in Delirium wouldnt come close to describing her. Lena's character is almost completley different in the two books but the one thing that is still the same about her is she loves Alex. That is the one thing that has not changed.

The only character that is in both Delirium and Pandemonium is Lena. In

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