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Book Review For Insurgent By Veronica Roth

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Insurgent starts off with a bang. In the beginning of the novel, we see Tobias and Tris being ushered inside of Amity headquarters. Shortly after their arrival, Tris spots Marcus and Johanna sneaking out of the Amity compound and follows them. During her eavesdropping, Tris learns of the existence of information that the Abnegation leaders were willing to give-up the ghost for. After a small amount of time has passed, Erudite and dauntless traitors are spotted heading toward the Amity Compound and everyone is rallied. Tris pushes those that are willing to follow her to Candor headquarters do so. A couple of days after arriving at Candor, the Dauntless traitors attack and unleash a vast ...view middle of the document...

All throughout Insurgent, we see second chances given. The first major example of this would be between Tobias and Tris. Through their constant bickering, they always manage to talk things out and eventually come to a new chance to set things right between them. Another major example would be between Christina and Tris. Christina holds a grudge against Tris simply because she doesn't understand what the simulation serum really does. After gathering the pieces left behind by Wills death and seeing what the simulation does to people under its control, Christina talks to Tris and finally ends up forgiving her for shooting Will. In the final example, Tris’s death appears imminent. Peter comes to the rescue with a serum that induces paralyzation. For his deed, Tris gives Peter a second chance, but, Peter is kept on a very short leash and eventually defects.
Veronica Roth has woven an excellent tale of dystopian magnitude that is, in most places, above-par when compared to other works of juvenile dystopian Fiction. She uses a style that is deep, engaging, and well thought out. Roth uses a distinct, straightforward style that utilizes Tris’s thoughts and feelings. Roth’s information on the divergent in Insurgent...

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