"Today is the day of the aptitude test that will show me which of the five factions I belong in".(2)
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"I can't run. I can't fight. Instead I breathe in the smell of the dog's foul breath and try not to think about what it just ate".(14,15)
she explains, "is that you display equal aptitude for Abnegation, dauntless and Erudite. people who get this kind of result are . . . are called divergent".(22)
Beatris is talking to her mother about the aptitude test which will show which faction she fits the most. She is abnegation with her parents and her brother.
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"Marcus offers me my knife. I look into his eyes...Dauntless fire and Abnegation stones are both on my left, one in front of my shoulder and one behind.. my blood sizzles on the coals.".(47)
Beatris is getting her aptitude test and a dog started to growl and come after her. This is probably showing the bravery aspect of the test for Dauntless which are the soldiers of the city.
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Anyway, in the first stage of initiation, we keep transfers and Dauntless-born initiates separate, At the end of initiation, your rankings will be determined in comparison with the Dauntless-born initiates.
The sight of the board makes me feel uneasy, like something is swimming in my stomach. Eric lifts the board above his head and hangs it on the nail. When he steps aside, the room falls silent, and I crane my neck to see what it says.My name is in the first slot.
Her test results are nothing, which means she is a divergent she doesn't fit with any of the factions. Her test shows that she can be any faction she wants which means its all up to her to decide which faction she wants to be.
Beatris is deciding what faction she wants to be in. She has to decide between family and what she wants and she decides what she wants, Dauntless. Her mother and father behind her a supporting what she has chosen but are sad.
Beatris just got into the Dauntless headquarters and they are getting ranked based on their ability. If they are not good enough they are then factionless, like homeless.
After stage two of the training Tris's name is on top of the leaderboard letting her say in Dauntless, letting her become one with Dauntless.