What Are The Differences Between The Divergent And The Hunger Games

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Science fiction is a genre of literature that focuses on possible outcomes of a near future (space, future buildings, robots, aliens). A good example of this genre are the books Divergent, published in 2011, and The Hunger Games, published in 2008. Science fiction is presented in both stories in how the setting takes place in a near future where society as we know it collapsed and it had to be build from the beginning with new sets of rules. In The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins builds her story around a country named Panem which is located in some part of North America. The country was created after a series an uprising lead to millions of deaths and destroyed most of what was known as North America. Because of this, a treaty was created to stop the war and to stop future uprisings, the government created the Hunger Games. A similar approach is …show more content…

This is mainly due to the issue of certain levels of unfairness reflected throughout both stories. In Divergent, the people referred as factionless must live inside abandoned building located out of the city’s control. [insert quote 2]. This representation is similar to how people without education are forced to choose jobs no one else’s wants because of the income. In this situation, the people without factions are beggars, janitors and other works that would disrupt the balance inside factions. The factionless represent the lower class in society while also being a representation of the critique the author is trying to convey towards of an utopian society that outcast others. Because Tris lives in the beginning with Abnegation, she must do community service to help the factionless with resources and seeing how these people are living with the scraps of other factions she is distressed at how her society forces people into a faction and if not that then homeless and shunned by the

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