Pledged tells the story of 4 college girls learning to survive in the tough world of sororites. They all attend sororites and the author follow them through one year of their college life. In which they go through many extreme situations. Three of the four girls are raped, many girls go out binge drinking. Along with the numerous drugs. They party and this book shows how sororitites are getting away with all the prejudice against others.
The author starts the book by giving background on sororites and how they are run. It goes through the pledging system an how the girls are choosen. Girls are usually picked only if the other sisters like them. Based off looks, and if they are wearing the right clothing. For the pledges that the author follows they are often discriminated against and forced to do unpleasent activites against their will. This book goes inside what is like to be one of them.
Often times the girls would go out paartying and "pre-gameing" a term used for drinking before the actual party. They experience drugs and piercing. They go on dates and cause fights. There is lots of drama and boyfriend troubles.
This report prepared by Maggie Parkhurst