Roth, who grew up in Barrington, Illinois, began writing at an early age and was an avid reader. When Roth reached high schoolshe became a practicing Christian. Her path to religion was a theme that she often referenced in her novels. Prior to graduating from Northwestern Universitywhere she studied creative writing, Roth penned Divergent, the first installment in the trilogy, over winter break during her senior year.
Background and setting[ edit ] Roth pictured wrote the first draft of Divergent while on winter break from Northwestern University. Tris was the right character Roth wanted to be the main character of her novel. Four still remained in the series and we find more deep secrets about him.
Insurgent is a science fiction young adult novel by American novelist Veronica Roth and the second book in the Divergent trilogy. As the sequel to the bestseller Divergent, it continues the story of Tris Prior and the dystopian post-apocalyptic version of Chicago. The Divergent trilogy is a series of young adult science fiction adventure novels by American novelist Veronica Roth set in a post-apocalyptic dystopian Chicago. The trilogy consists of Divergent (), Insurgent () and Allegiant (). A related book, Four (), presents a series of short stories told from the perspective of one of the trilogy's characters. Cliques writ large take over in the first of a projected dystopian trilogy. The remnant population of post-apocalyptic Chicago intended to cure civilization’s failures by structuring society into five “factions,” each dedicated to inculcating a specific virtue.
The novel is set in a post-apocalyptic Chicago. Roth indicated that she did not originally intend to use Chicago as the setting: I wrote the rough draft and I felt like it needed a more grounded sense of place, and I looked at the city I had described, which is all these trains constantly moving, and this lake marsh, and these rivers.
List of Divergent characters and Factions Divergent In a post-apocalyptic Chicago, survivors are divided into five factions based on their dispositions: Abnegation, for the selfless; Amity, for the peaceful; Candor, for the honest; Dauntless, for the brave; and Erudite, for the intellectual. Each year, all sixteen-year-olds take an aptitude test that determines the faction for which they are best suited.
After receiving the results, test takers choose a faction at the Choosing Ceremony, no matter what their results were. Those who do not complete initiation into their new faction become "factionless" and are forced to live in poverty on the streets of the city.
Sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior is born into an Abnegation family. Her aptitude test results are inconclusive and indicate aptitude for three factions — Abnegation, Erudite, and Dauntless. Beatrice agonizes over Choosing Day, unsure about staying in Abnegation with her parents or moving to a different faction.
The main characters of this young adult, science fiction story are Albert, Drew Leighton (Divergent). The book has been awarded with Georgia Peach Book Award (), Evergreen Teen Book Award () and many others/5(M). Veronica Roth, (born August 19, , New York, New York, U.S.), American writer known for her Divergent trilogy of science-fiction novels for young adults, which unfolds as a coming-of-age story set in a postapocalyptic Chicago. This first book in Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy is the novel the inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. This dystopian series set in a futuristic Chicago has captured the hearts of millions of teen and adult readers.
Her brother Caleb chooses Erudite. The first task that all of the new Dauntless initiates have to do is jump on a moving train. One of the other initiates, Christina, helps Beatrice climb on the train.
They take the train all the way to the Dauntless headquarters and are instructed to jump on to its roof. Most of the initiates make it, but one girl falls to her death. The initiates then have to jump into the compound entrance from the roof, Beatrice decides to jump first.
When she reaches the bottom and lands in a net, she tells Four, the Dauntless instructor, that her name is Tris. Four explains that not all Dauntless initiates will be allowed to enter the faction. The initiates will have to go through a series of training and evaluation.
Unique to this faction, only the top ten initiates will stay, while the rest will be dismissed and become factionless; by contrast, the other factions allow everyone who completes initiation to enter. During her initiation Tris befriends transfer initiates Christina, Al, and Will but comes into conflict with fellow initiates Peter, Drew, and Molly.
She also befriends Dauntless-born initiates Uriah, Lynn, and Marlene. Initiation into Dauntless is composed of three stages. The first involves learning how to handle guns and knives and hand-to-hand combat with other initiates.Book review: ‘Divergent’ author Veronica Roth falls short in new space thriller.
CaptionCloseVeronica Roth’s new young adult science fiction/fantasy novel “Carve the Mark” centers on two characters, Cyra and Akos, who are from opposite factions of a politically charged planet.
Veronica Roth’s new young adult science fiction/fantasy novel “Carve the Mark” centers on two characters, Cyra and Akos, who are from opposite factions of a politically charged planet. Divergent is the debut novel of American novelist Veronica Roth, published by Harper Collins Children's Books in The novel is the first of the Divergent trilogy, a series of young adult dystopian novels set in the Divergent Universe.
The novel Divergent features a post-apocalyptic version of Chicago and follows Beatrice "Tris" Prior as she explores her identity within a society that Author: Veronica Roth.
Divergent is the debut novel of American novelist Veronica Roth, published by Harper Collins Children's Books in The novel is the first of the Divergent trilogy, a series of young adult dystopian novels set in a Divergent Universe.
The novel Divergent features a post-apocalyptic version of Chicago and follows Beatrice "Tris" Prior as she explores her identity within a society that.
Divergent is a young adult science fiction novel by Veronica Roth. It was first published in by Katherine Tegen Books.
It is the first novel in a trilogy of the same name, followed by Insurgent. It has been made into a movie, which was released on March 21, Divergent is narrated by. Apr 25, · In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent).