Topic: Theo James

The Only Thing Stopping Divergent From Being Good Is That Its Heroes Are Violent Sociopaths

The Only Thing Stopping Divergent From Being Good Is That Its Heroes Are Violent Sociopaths

Look, I liked Divergent when I read it this summer. Did I love it? No. But I guess I have a soft spot for YA lit about our dystopian future. My only real grievance with the plot — besides the fact that it stole liberally from every dystopian/unique-snowflake-superhero plot before it — is the fact that our heroes are violent little monsters. Or to put it in medical terms, they’re sociopaths. More »