Divergent by Veronica Roth Essay

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The main character in the book Divergent is a girl named Beatrice. Beatrice is developed throughout the book by having to do things that push her out of her comfort zone. Beatrice was born in the faction of Abnegation, where everything is simple and alike. Abnegation values selflessness, but Beatrice doesn’t feel like she is selfless. She decides to change to the faction of Dauntless, who values courage. Beatrice has to do things like jump off trains, and fight people to show she is courageous. She decides to start going byTris, because Beatrice won’t fit in with the dauntless. When Beatrice makes the decision to be a dauntless she says “My fathers eyes burn into mine with a look of accusation’. This is because it was selfish of …show more content…

When things happen it is like you are in her head. This point of view is called first person. Beatrice is the main character, and the book is written from her point of view. the point of view is reflected in the text when Beatrice is thinking, because they are her thoughts, and when she says things like “I” and “Me”. This reflects her point of view because if you are in her head you are reading what she is thinking. When the book is written in first person you can see what the persons opinions are, and how they feel, and that helps the book be more in depth.

The first thing that happens is Beatrice takes a test to see which faction fits her

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