Author: Ally Condie, Presentation by: Maddy Counard


As Cassia prepares for Match Banquet she begins to see the true light of the Society

1st Person

"Can you teach me?" I ask him, "As long as we are first, we have time."

Though I know this is a long shot, my hope for words drowns out my fear of him saying no.

This shows us how only Cassia is feeling, and demonstrates how she refers to herself by using the word I.


Slowly the Official saunters down the stairs.

"You have caused a great disappointment today," he glares, "now your father will never be able to return."

"I know." My Papa states, staring at the tiling of the flooring.