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  1. Delirium Picture credits: http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/delirium-lauren-oliver.jpg By Lauren Oliver Presented by Karuna Khemaney

  2. Context • Author: Lauren Oliver • Setting set in Portland, Maine • Main characters: Lena Haloway, Hana, Alex http://www.writersfestival.org/assets/cache/OliverLauren-306-306.jpg

  3. Central Idea/ Conflict • In a world where love is a disease • Lena has to take the cure • Lena falls in love with Alex • Choice between Alex and cure • Decides to escape with Alex • Alex sacrifices for Lena Porsobretuhombro by EmmanuelFrezzotivia Flickr

  4. How does a minor character contribute to the relevance of the novel? • Lena’s aunt Carol and uncle William • Tries to change Lena to take the cure • Makes Lena want to go to the Wilds more Medicine by DailyM via Flickr

  5. Connection to out Unit • Community and society plays a major role • Lena’s reputation and society level is low in the neighborhood

  6. Personal Response • Mix of reality and fantasy • Interesting to imagine our world was in a state where love was a disease • Descriptive in scenes, characters personalities, and settings Fantasy Eye’s from prodisc75 via deviantart