|Plot Summary of Uglies|
Uglies is centered on a young girl named Tally Youngblood is a 15-year old girl who lives in a bizarre world where from birth to age 16, citizens are bred to believe they are ugly. On their 16th birthdays, the “uglies” all undergo an operation that transforms them into The Accepted Standard of Beauty, making them “pretties” and moving them across the river to New Pretty Town, where everyday is a party. What could be wrong with that?
As in every society, there are rebels…the ones who prefer to be ugly. Tally's new friend Shay is one of them. Shay leaves soon before her 16th birthday. Leaving Tally with a choice: Find Shay and turn her in or never turn pretty at all.
This synopsis report prepared by Pooja Didi
|Chapter Analysis of Uglies|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 80%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- sensitive (sigh....)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Repressive society story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Kid's book (ages 7-14)
Who's a slave/repressed?
- kiddies are repressed
- a teen
- distant future
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- mostly dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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