Discreet In Kiera Cass's Dystopian Novel, The Selection

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In Kiera Cass’s dystopian novel, The Selection, there are many interesting words used to describe the various characters who are all from different social rankings and castes such as discreet and adamantly. The first word, discreet, perfectly explains the situation that the main character “Mer Singer” and “Prince Maxon” find themselves in. The rebels who are carrying lethal weapons had attacked the castle. The Prince is telling Mer: “Please don’t say anything. It’s imperative you’re discreet”(217). I assumed that the word meant being quiet and secretive, because it was information that was best if kept hidden. The Merriam Webster dictionary defines the word “discreet” as “not likely to be seen or noticed by many people”. I think the author

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