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Apr 09, 2013 04:32AM
What does the term Divergent mean? I was highly confused by it
Apr 09, 2013 04:36AM
di·ver·gent - adjective
1. diverging; differing; deviating.
2. pertaining to or causing divergence.
I think it basically means differing from the normal... In Divergent, Tris differs from the normal because
[ she has aptitudes from 3 different factions :)
Apr 09, 2013 09:25AM
You're right. If you read the book you would understand that the word divergent means to differ from a certain group of people which in this case is something that you are born with and cant change.
Apr 10, 2013 02:07AM
But why are they different? Just because they aren't pacifically one group? I doubt that most people would be.
Apr 10, 2013 02:19AM
Well in the world in Chicago of Divergent, it is very strange for anyone to have multiple personalities, because their grandparents/great grandparents had been genetically modified to have only one personality type. Most of the people in the factions have only one key personality trait, so anyone who differs from that is considered very strange. :)
Apr 10, 2013 11:51AM
Brittany, keep reading. Much more is explained in the next volume, Insurgent.
Apr 28, 2013 05:25PM
Divergent means out of the ordinary, different. I know quite a few people that are divergent.
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