Dystopian literature is a genre of literature that explores social and political structures. Divergent is placed into the dystopian literary genre because the novel shows great amount of loss of identity,and government structure. The novel shows a good amount of loss of identity within the character Beatrice later known as Tris. The whole novel is revolved around the government structure, because they are controlling everything everyone does in the factions. Therefore Divergent is placed in the dystopian literature genre.
Veronica Roth continues to establish the dystopian world of Divergent through her book Four: A Divergent Collection. The book consists of four novellas: “The Transfer”, “The Initiate”, “The Son”, and “The Traitor”; these stories are in the character Four’s perspective. The first three novellas take place before the first book of the series. In the last story, the first book, Divergent, and “The Traitor” overlap one another. Along with the four novellas, there are three scenes from the first book in Four’s point of view.
Divergent depicted a teenage girl's experiences in a society where social norms and identity was essential to survival. Also, people unorthodox to their pledged social class were executed. Beatrice Prior, the female protagonist was classified as a divergent, dictating her fate as a Dauntless faction member. Divergents were immune to systematic approaches to propagandize a faction's values. Consequently, divergent faction members were dreaded for an insurgence against their government. Meanwhile, Beatrice was uncertain of the affiliation in which she belonged to. Roth wrote "I feel like someone breathed new air into my lungs. I am not Abnegation. I am not Dauntless. I am Divergent." -Beatrice. Since divergent people were adept in controlling
There are many great leaders in the world today, though many don’t know what it is that makes them great leaders. In the novel Divergent, by Veronica Roth, leadership is not just shown through the main protagonist, but also through the other characters. Four is a character in the book that possesses great leadership skills. He’s dependable and provides good advice, especially to Tris who gets in a lot of troublesome situations. The qualities that make a successful leader are keeping a level head, and being ready to protect other individuals around you no matter what it may cost you.
It's nice to know your place in the world. Or so Tris imagined. After all, Tris was a girl who couldn't decide much on her own. Part two of the Divergent series, Insurgent continues the story of Tris prior (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James). In a world divided by sectors based on excellence, Tris learns that she is divergent and different from everyone else. With the help of a friend, Beatrice and Four must escape from the government who demands on eradicating all those who are divergent. Now Beatrice Prior must encounter her inner self to stop the downfall of all Divergent's, and to find out why Divergent's are considered a threat.
Veronica Roth is mostly known for her books from The Divergent Series. All her books so far have been a success but the most controversial one so far is Allegiant. The issue with this book is that the plot has similar references to other topics and can be a very cliché story. Veronica Roth’s Allegiant details on how the protagonist ends up dying like other typical stories and how suspense is added to the story just to be disappointed.
The Hunger Games novel written by Suzanne Collins reflects significant issues in the reality world nowadays which relate to the humanity, the poverty, the violence,… It describes the issues through the characters and what happens in the story, and the most significant issue occurs throughout the novel is the gap between rich and poor people. In the beginning of the novel, Suzanne Collins describes clearly the scene of the poverty, the terrible fear of the 12-district’s villagers, in contrast to the wealthy of the Capitol’s citizens. The inequality of social classes becomes the theme of the novel because of its relation and the effects to the plots of the story. And the reason, which leads to that issue, is the policies of the dictatorship
Dystopian society is a way that this author shows what the future will be like when one person takes charge of a small large group. The elements of dystopian society in Divergent by Veronica Roth are limitations, corporate control, and the factions. The limitations presented in this story include the walls in which the city of Chicago is surrounded by; no one is allowed outside the fence. Another limitation is the factions, which are groups that you are put into based on your personality. You are given a test and one chance to choose a new faction that best fits your wants and needs and if you fail to choose or succeed in a faction, you become factionless. Factionless means that you don’t belong anywhere are are viewed publicly as a disgrace. The last element addressed in this story is corporate control.
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
Allegiant by Veronica Roth, is about a girl trying to solve genetic damage. The city of Chicago is surrounded by walls and guarded by a group named Dauntless that are violent. The main character, Tris, escaped the city of Chicago and realizes she and her friends were in there because they were genetically damaged. When arrived at the compound of the Bureau of Genetic Welfare they told her she was genetically pure and that she was a GP (genetically pure). The goal of the experiment they were in was for every one to be genetically pure in the city. The compound was going to erase everyone that is in the city's memories, but someone tried to stop them because they wanted the people in the city dead but failed. Tris and her friends don’t want anyone's
The fourth movie will continue the story of East High and will bring forward the newest company of Wildcats while competing with the West High Knights.
Allegiant is the third and final book in the young adult dystopian fiction series written by Veronica Roth. The perspective of this book is shared between the two main characters, Tris and Tobias. They each narrate in alternating chapters, starting with Tris. The story begins with Tris, Christina, and Cara held captive by Evelyn inside an Erudite cell. They discuss the video shown in the last chapter of Insurgent. In the video, one of Tris's ancestors, Edith Prior, reveals that Divergents are necessary for the outside world and must not be harmed. Christina and Cara are anxiously waiting for Tobias to show up and let them go. Tris is only yearning to see what is outside the fence.
Veronica Anne Roth is an American writer, a novelist and short story writer. She was born in New York City, U.S, and was raised in Barrington, Illinois on 19thAugust,1988. She is best known for writing The Divergent Trilogy of science-fiction and fantasy novels for young adults consisting of Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant. Divergent is the first book of trilogy written by Veronica Roth. It is a bestselling novel which earned Veronica Roth numerous awards including the Goodreads 2011 Choice Award as well as the title of best of 2012 in the category of young adult science and fantasy fiction. Divergent has been praised for its striking plotline, readability, originality, fast-paced plot, worldview and powerful message of discovering
Have you ever wondered how life would be like if society was divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue ? What if you were different and did not belong in any of the given factions? Then you are a lot like Tris. Tris Prior is the main character in the dystopian novel Divergent, by Veronica Roth. She lives in a world where she must hide her true uniqueness as a Divergent individual, otherwise she puts her life at risk. Tris's aptitude test result was inconclusive, she has the ability to manipulate simulations and throughout the book she shows characteristics from different factions which concludes that she is Divergent. Divergence is to be special in the sense that you
The Hunger Games is the first book that makes up the famous trilogy written by Suzanne Collins. Katniss, the book’s main character, is a sixteen year old girl, who lives in Panem, a country divided in 13 different districts. Each year, a reaping is hold, where every district chooses one boy and one girl to participate to the games. The participants have to kill each other for their survival, and only one person can end up as a winner. Because of Katniss’ ingenuity and strategies, both tributes from her district were able to survive and get through this challenge. This world clearly relates to the reality television in our contemporary world and to the gladiator fights. This essay will analyse the different themes, which are used to convey