Divergent Essay

1891 Words Aug 21st, 2015 8 Pages
Divergent By Veronica Roth When someone is born they do not get to choose their families. They are just born with two loving parents or maybe just a single person. When she or he reaches age sixteen they are just considered teens and not much is paid attention to it. In the book Divergent, Veronica Roth puts a new meaning to the age of young teens. They get to choose a fraction, and that fraction will stay with them for the rest of their life. A fraction in this book means a colony, a place where they think best suits them according to their characters and actions, also a test helps decide how to choose. Life seems to be more fascinating in Divergent. Veronica Roth the creator of Divergent fascinates the readers in creating a world …show more content…
In the hallway upstairs” (1). That shows the reader that they keep the mirror hidden and they only have one. As you continue to read it shows you how calm the setting is she gives you imagery, “I sit on the stool and my mother stands behind me with the scissors, trimming. The strands fall on the floor in a dull, blond ring. When she finishes, she pulls my hair away from my face and twists into a knot” (page 1). They seem calm and well put together but the calmness of it all makes the reader have a feeling something might happen. Her fraction does not let her look at herself for a long period of time or celebrate her birthday as she explains in, imagery, point of view, and first person. “In my reflection, I see a narrow face, wide, round eyes, and a long, thin nose- I still look like a little girl, through something in the last few months I turned sixteen” (2). She does not know when her birthday is, her fractions similar to some religions. You do not get to choose what religion you want to be born to you are just born into it. The way she jumped to action was just amazing on page 2 on Divergent she foreshadows and gives the plot. “Today is the day of the aptitude test that will show me which of the five fractions I belong in. and tomorrow, at the choosing ceremony. I will decide on a fraction; I will decide the rest of my life; I will

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