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Gemma Gordon

on 5 November 2012

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Matched Plot Tablets The story takes place in banquet hall, a young lady named Carissa shares her journey to finding her match but little did she know. The Society tells her it's a glitch, a rare malfunction, and that she should focus on the happy life she's destined to lead with Xander. But Cassia can't stop thinking about KY, and as they slowly fall in love, Cassia begins to doubt the Society's infallibility and is faced with an impossible choice: between Xander and KY, between the only life she's known and a path that no one else has dared to follow. Appearance Plain clothes, every day wear all look the same, very few formal clothes, clothing distribution store loans them out control physical appearance due to genetic compatibility at Matching Red- The red tablet is given to you on your 17th birthday which enables yourself to erase your memory for the past 12 hours. Matched is a page turning dystopian love story, written with the soul of a poet it portrays a post-apocalyptic world where you match is forced.

And where society chooses... Who is in control? The Society or The Officials, they choose who you marry, what you eat. When you die, where you work and people only know what they need to know to do their job. Nobody knows how to do everything, so nobody can survive alone- prevents rebellion, divorce, heartbreak and abortion. The blue tablet is given to you when you are 10,
when taken
it provides you with the enough nutrients to
survive a few days without food Green- The green tablet is meant to calm people; it is an anti-anxiety effect to keep citizens of the society complacent with their government. Who you love Where you work When you die Settings in the Book Cassia’s living room, Kitchen and bedroom
Second school
The big hill and small hill
The green space
The nutritional disposal centre
The air train Cassia Cassia is the main character the book. She is always wondering what if……? She loves hiking and she is good at sorting which is going to be her job. She has brown hair, light tan skin and brown eyes. Ally Condie is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Matched, and its sequel Crossed. The third volume in the trilogy will be published in November 2012.
She is a former high school English teacher who lives with her husband and three sons outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. She loves reading, running, eating, and listening to her husband play guitar. Ky Ky is quiet in the book. He has to live with his aunt and uncle. He does not do much because of his job. He works at the nutritional disposal centre, which is the worst job, you can get because you work with scolding hot food. His has blue eyes and dark brown hair Xander Xander is cassia’s best friend, he love playing games at free rec-time and he love rec time also because he gets to beat his opponent’s and he is also cassia’s match. He has blonde hair and bright blue eyes. Themes The main theme is the book is love; it’s about how cassia wants someone that she can’t have. She wants KY but the society isn’t letting her because she was not matched with him.
Loss of innocence as she has learnt to grow up and stand up towards the society as she portrays to be with Ky even though she brakes every rule in the perfect society Characters Author Bio By Gemma & Natalie Food Food: Controlled amount and calorie moderation, controlled mealtime- has request to eat early or late. There are laws against sharing food which is all bland and they only eat for health and performance not for taste. ‘’In case you had to go on another long journey or something… I’m sorry I couldn’t bring you real food’’-Xander

‘’A red tablet? They are only for extreme circumstances’’- Father
“I wouldn’t take that tablet Cassia... You are strong enough to go without it” – Grandfather

“Now that I found a way to fly, which direction should I go into the night?” – Cassia Q
S Our Opinion Matched, is love dystopian novel portraying a young love story that keeps you guessing and keeps you seeking for what’s in store. We believe the book is great for teenager’s girls more as the story follows a young girl and her passion for love that matches the teenagers in our society today. Matched is a three part serious which continues cassia's story on her finding the one and only match but with a few bumps on the road Extra
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