Fear In Divergent, By Veronica Roth

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What is fear? An unpleased emotion. It is a feeling we have all displayed at one time or another. It is something that we first experience as children, and affects the way we respond to many different things. Some people don’t how to manage it well and others just can’t coop with it. Some of us live in constant fear; of accidents, of bad people doing us harm, or of physical illnesses. In the novel Divergent by Veronica Roth fear is expressed I a special way. This is one of the first themes you approach in the book. The characters have to make decisions that will affect their lives until they die. One of the main character Beatrice who is also the narrator of the book faces fear daily. She has to become courageous because of her choice of faction; Dauntless.…show more content…
During the aptitude test Beatrice mentions the worried of what the test well say “…I’ve been worried for weeks about what the aptitude test will tell me-Abnegation, Candor, Erudite, Amity or Dauntless?” Also by reading deep into the writers words you know when she is fearful because she starts to ask many questions. For an example in the aptitude test. On a table in front of her there was a hunk of cheese and a knife. “Behind me, a woman’s voice says. “Choose.” “Why?” I ask.” Instead of just choosing one she questions why that seem to me that she is showing fear. She talks about her fear of irrational. “My fear is irrational; this is just a test, it isn’t

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