The book FOUR brought many thoughts and emotions to readers, including myself. When reading the book, readers can feel the emotion of sadness or heartbreak when finding out Four’s father abused him. They could also get a sense of happiness or satisfaction when he chooses Dauntless as his faction. They might even feel relief or compassion when he meets Tris, the main character of the Divergent series. This prequel of the series allows readers to truly see the life of one of the main characters in Divergent.
In the book Allegiant, by Veronica Roth, there is one big conflict that causes the other conflicts throughout the book. The big conflict is that the Allegiant are uprising against Evelyn and the Factionless. The Bureau is in charge of the city, but the citizens do not know that they exist. To stop everyone from killing themselves, the Bureau decides to reset everyone's memories with the memory serum. Tobias joins an uprising against the Bureau. After the uprising, he realized that they were trying to find the death serum. Tobias felt bad for taking part in the rebellion and Tris was on the verge of breaking up with him. Then, Tris forms her own group and plans to save the city from the memory serum. One problem is that in order to save the city, Caleb has to die because of the death serum. Tobias and the others were trying to settle the dispute between his mother, Evelyn, and his father, Marcus. Instead of Caleb dying, Tris
This happens when she is preparing to choose her fate and move to a place that she truly belongs in. But, when she discovers that there is such thing as a “divergent”, and that she is one, she gets very confused. Tori, the girl that reveals to Tris that she is more different than she thought says “ ‘[...] under no circumstances should you share [that you are Divergent] with anyone” (Roth 21). Tris then has to change how she acts in simulations, which reveal fears by copying certain parts of someone’s mind, and go on without using her secret abilities of being able to alter her mindset and got out of simulations easily. The book even divulges that,“ ‘[...] if they discover what you are, they will kill you’ “ (Roth 257). This shows that the government is trying to rid the world of all divergent, including Tris.
Moving to a new place and starting something new in life can take perseverance to get used to and adjust. In the story of The Call of the Wild, Buck the dog is kidnapped and sold into a new life where he has to adapt and learn lessons through difficult situations. In contrast to Buck, my mother had to raise her young daughter through poverty and school which took perseverance. While my mother’s challenges weren’t as life threatening or severe, she moved to a new place and had to adapt to her new schooling with dealing with the struggle of raising a child. Like my mother, Buck was put into a new area and new job that he had to adapt to, while dealing with the extra problems such as fighting with dogs and getting new owners. Overall, Buck and my mother both had to persevere through tough times, whether it was getting a degree and taking care of a kid, or
In the divergent series written by Veronica Roth it tells a story of a young girl named Tris in this series Tris goes through a lot of events uncovering some of the mysteries a little at a time. The first book in the series is called divergent. In divergent Tris starts out as being an abnegation member. Abnegation is all about being selfless. Tris didn 't exactly like being abnegation but she didn’t mind it. In this book when you turn 18 you take certain test that go through mind control. In these tests they found out that Tris was divergent. Divergent in this book is an exactly excepted among the people.
Tris Prior is an 18 year old who was born into a one of the five factions in her community: Abnegation. Citizens in the abnegation category are modest, selfless, plan, and put others before himself. When she was 16, Tris took a test which told her that she was applicable for many different factions which is rare, she was then defined as different, a good different. Later, Tris was given the opportunity to switch factions, most people stay in there born faction, but Tris rebelled and left her family to become Dauntless. In the Dauntless faction Tris learned to fight, to survive, and to be brave. During her time in Dauntless she realized that one of the main rulers was planning to put an end to all of the factions and over throw everyone. Tris refused to sit back and let others take control of her. She led her community to try and put an end to the ruler, no matter how much pain and heartbreak she went through. In the book Insurgent, Tris has similarities to Katniss Everdeen from Hunger Games. Tris’s actions and characteristics are very similar to that of Katniss Everdeen in Suzanne Collin’s Hunger Games. Like Tris, Katniss bravely leads her community to rebel against their main leader. Katniss Everdeen is also different from others in her community, like Tris because she
There are many times in life when giving up feels inevitable, but it is important to recognize that perseverance is imperative to achieving success. Laura Hillenbrand, the author of the novel Unbroken, tells the story of Louie Zamperini, an Olympic runner and World War 2 veteran, and his perseverance through the horrors he experiences throughout his life. Including, but not limited to, his past as a runner and what he experienced serving as a bombardier in the U.S. Airforce. Hillenbrand illustrates the idea that perseverance is essential when presented with conflict.
In her book, Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand vividly illustrates the suffering surpassed by the protagonist, Louie. By doing so, Hillenbrand depicts the cruelty of Japanese prisoner of war detainment camps throughout the duration of the Second World War. Louie's interminable determination and perseverance reveals the concealed dexterity of human nature while exploring not only American political and social values, but also the global spiritual contingency throughout moments of disdain.
As a child, we watch many Disney movies and read about different stories. However, many, if not all of us have, at some point, watched or read the story of Cinderella. It’s a story of a young girl who is thrown into adversity, but perseveres through these challenges with a positive outlook and the assistance of some “magical” entity, and lives “happily ever after.” There have been many deviations of Cinderella in order to diversify the story and make it applicable to all of the today’s youth. Despite the differences in character names or story titles, the original theme of perseverance is maintained throughout the numerous tales.
Being released from your home to be on your own, takes some real perseverance. In Call of The Wild, Buck has to persevere when he is taken from his home and forced to become a sled dog. In contrast, my mom left her home to start her own life at college this called for perseverance. While they still are different, my mom had to leave her home and what she knew, to live a new life like Buck. Everyone goes through hard time in their lives and have to persevere to get through it.
Homer’s The Odyssey, an epic poem about the trials of Odysseus on his return journey, demonstrates that perseverance is at the heart of every hero. The ability to endure hardships is not a quality that is attributed to many characters, and in The Odyssey, a character’s lack of perseverance will bring him his demise. Similar to Odysseus, Penelope, his wife, perseveres by staying faithful and unmarried for twenty years, while waiting for his return. Through The Odyssey, Homer suggests that those who are loyal to and homesick for their homeland are willing to persevere for their homecoming, and thereby they complete the journey that proves them a hero.
Living in the society, Tris ought to be obeying the law as she is part of it. But, when she finds out herself is a Divergent, she can sense that something is running off. There is a social norm that that the divergent is outskirt. And even the test administrator warns her never tell anyone her result shows as “Divergent” because this will create chaos. As mentioned, the society under Abnegation government is not just and fair, it even does not reach the view of Mockus by “recognizing of legal, moral and social norms that may regulate citizens’ behaviour”. Each faction is required to focus on the responsibility and they have different values, they do not agree to each other core virtues; therefore, one faction is not willing to communicate with the other faction. Although during the period of ruling, there is no war but it certainly builds up the disapproval from the Erudite faction to the moral norm and social norm which they think they should be the one ruling the society with the intelligence more than being a selfless. Also, the Erudite finds out that the Abnegation leader is actually not upholding the norms of selfless as he abused his own son which leading his child to turn away from the family. Consequently, the Erudite tries to create new social norms; however, they did not succeed. They should see the life as sacred and they should be following the Mayor Mockus footstep by acting to the new rules personally, instead of hiding behind and deceive people to do their work. Another reason that the Erudite plan is not successful because their inner demon creates too much violence and opposing voices.