What is pretties by Scott Westerfeld about?

Pretties is a 2005 science fiction novel and the second book of the Uglies Trilogy written by Scott Westerfeld. The premise of the novel relies on a future set in a future dystopian world in which everyone is turned “Pretty” by extreme cosmetic surgery upon reaching age 16.

What point of view is Goliath by Scott Westerfeld?

The story follows through the perspective of Deryn, a girl pretending to be a male soldier working in the British Air Service, and Alek, an Austrian prince who lives with the threat of the Germans trying to “dispose” of him.

What is the main conflict in pretties by Scott Westerfeld?

In this story, there are both internal and external conflicts Tally has to fight against. The internal conflict is her brain fighting against the brain lesions caused by the operation done at the age of 16.

Was Goliath a novel?

In its scale and ambition, “Goliath” has the feel of a Tom Wolfe novel, but there isn’t really any central action or plot that forces the different characters, up and down the class ladder, into contact and conflict with one another. The story jumps between points of view and moves backward and forward in time.

What is the climax of the book pretties?

The climax of the pretties is when, Zane and Tally saw shay in the woods with the others cutting them selves so they decided they were going to leave that night.

What is the problem in uglies?

The central conflict of the whole novel is Tally trying to decide if she really wants to become pretty like everyone else or if she wants to live out her days “ugly” like Shay in the Smoke.

Who is Tally Youngbloods boyfriend?

Characters. Tally Youngblood: The protagonist who has just been turned Pretty. At first she’s happy to be nothing more than a Crim, but when she and her new boyfriend Zane find the cure, her life once again becomes complicated. Zane: The founder of the Crims and Tally’s boyfriend.

Who is Tally’s love interest in Uglies?

Without her friend Peris, who’s already pretty, Tally has no one to hang out with—but one night, after Tally sneaks out to visit Peris, she meets Shay, who has the same birthday. Though Shay teaches Tally to hoverboard, which Tally loves, Shay also doesn’t want to receive pretty surgery.

What is Tally’s nickname in Uglies?

Tally Youngblood is the main character of the story. She is clever and loves tricks. Her Ugly nickname is Squint.