Veronica Roth's Divergent

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Divergent is a young adult fiction novel set in the future. It was written by Veronica Roth. The story is told by the character Beatrice Prior. She begins by explaining the way society works in the book. All of the characters live in the destroyed city of what was once known as Chicago. The people are divided into five groups called factions. The factions are called: Abnegation, Dauntless, Candor, Amity, and Erudite. Each faction is responsible for a certain job or role in the community. Abnegation is the main faction which serves as the government. They are known for being selfless and for serving the poor. Dauntless is the protection of all the factions. They are basically the police of the community. Candor is the justice system. They are …show more content…

Tris is surprisingly good at this, but Al struggles. Eric makes Al stand on the target while Four throws knives at him. Tris volunteers in his place and Four throws a knife at her ear. She complains, but Four tells her he did it on purpose. While Tris showers, Peter takes her towel away and leaves her naked. It is now Visiting Day and Tris meets with her mother Natalie. Her mother asks about the test results, and Tris tells her she's Divergent. Natalie tells her to visit her brother Caleb after she finishes training. When her mother leaves, she tells Tris she used to be …show more content…

People who aren't being controlled are Divergent. She finds Tobias inside the train and realizes he is also Divergent. The group is taken to Abnegation and are forced to attack the Abnegation people. Tobias is taken by Jeanine and Tris is put into a tank filled with water. Tris's mother Natalie saves her and they both look for her father Andrew. As they cross the street, Natalie is shot in the stomach and dies. She finds Will and he points a gun at her. Tris can't do anything but shoot him. Tris kills Will and finds her father. He is with Marcus, Peter, and

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