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    Summary Of Unwind

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    Summary: Unwind by Neal Shusterman is a dystopian novel that revolves around three characters and their different perspectives on unwinding, which detaches people's limbs off and donating them: Connor Lassiter, a troubled kid, is sent to be unwound, Risa Ward is a state ward is to be unwound because of budget cuts in her program, and Lev, a tithe, is being unwound because his parents believe that he should be given back to God. Connor learns of his unwind order and escapes by running out on the highway, using Lev as a human shield. This distraction allows Risa to escape as her bus crashed; she joins and helps the two. Risa and Connor depart for a safe house and meet Sonia and Roland, a tyrant, and the group flees. They depart to a warehouse,…

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    Neal Shusterman was born and raised in New York, but at the age of 16 his parents and himself moved across the country to New Mexico. When Shusterman was in ninth grade his English teacher gave him the option to write a book for extra credit. Because of that Neal has been a writer ever since. In his last two years of high school, Shusterman wrote the comedy section in the school paper, which was very popular. In Unwind, Neal Shusterman expresses life as a runaway Unwind and how harsh conditions…

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    A Divided State In the novel Unwind by Neal Shusterman, we follow the story of three unwinds Connor, Risa, and Lev. Whose orders all came about from different circumstances. Connor, a bad boy who skipped classes and fought all the time. Risa, a ward of the state who plays classical piano but didn't quite make the cut. Lev, a tithe born to be unwound by god's will. This sci fi novel follows these three kids as they fight…

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    Unwind Body Right

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    A person’s right to their body has been an issue often debated throughout human history. Some examples of body right struggles include body snatching, organ harvesting, legal kidnapping, and abortion. In a novel by Neal Shusterman entitled Unwind, the repurposing of human teenagers is decided by their parents or legal guardians. Unwind exemplifies how an individual’s “right” to their body is determined by others. Unwind exaggerates and expands the issues society faces today about body right…

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    Unwind Book Report

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    The book Unwind by Neal Shusterman was a great book with amazing characters. The books main character, Connor, is faced with being unwound. To be unwound is to be surgically divided into many parts. These parts are to be given to people in need of these parts. Parents can choose to unwind their kids as soon as they turn twelve, but they can’t unwind their children after they turn eighteen. The law says that the children must still be alive though, so according to the government unwinds are…

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    “Funny, but the Bill of Life was supposed to protect the sanctity of life. Instead it just made life cheap.”― Neal Shusterman, Connor, Unwind. The society of the novel, Unwind, written by Neal Shusterman, utilize unwinding on children aged 13 to 18. All unwinds believe that their life is valuable and should not be ended at such young age. Unwinding, the term used for separating one’s body parts, was a solution made to stop the Heartland War. The war was fought due to the issue between pro-life…

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    Unwind Book Report

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    The book Unwind is a fictional book written by Neal Shusterman. In the book, everybody donates 99.4 percent of their body when they are unwound. In the future, this may actually be possible. Based on information that I found, it could happen and the future and decrease the numbers of people on the waiting list for organs. Part of the book could happen in today’s world and in the future with technology advancing and the demand for organs rising. Organs are matched by blood and tissue typing,…

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    The characters in Unwind are in conflict not only with their society, but also with themselves Lev experiences significant inner conflict during his transformation, he faces conflicts with his own belief of being unwound and conflict with society of which forced all of this onto him through being unwound. Lev faces having to be unwound and has experienced significant conflict with himself and society. His conflict with society was being involuntarily unwound as his parents would say " Your like…

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    Ever wonder what life would be like in the future for us, for our children.There are many theories one of them is seen in the book Unwind by Neil Shusterman. In this book there was a war about abourtion the war ended when both sides decided on a compromise called unwinding. Unwinding is a procedure in which children between the ages of 13 to 18 have there body surgically removed and different people get different parts so instead of eye surgery you can just get a new one. now this book…

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    In the book Chasing Forgiveness by Neal Shusterman, the main character, Preston, changed as a person over the course of the book due to his experiences. Before Preston’s parents’ divorce and the murder of his mother, Preston was happy, and loving. To start, on page 6, Shusterman writes, “Dad is holding me and my brother, jumping up and down with both of us in his arms. We stumble out of the audience and down to the floor, and all of us hug and kiss mom. Grandma, Grandpa, and the rest run out…

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