|Plot Summary of Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities|
|" Pledged tells the story of 4 college girls learning to survive in the tough world of sororites. They all attend sororites and the author follow them through one year of their college life. In which they go through many extreme situations. Three of the four girls are raped, many girls go out binge drinking. Along with the numerous drugs. They party and this book shows how sororitites are getting away with all the prejudice against others.
The author starts the book by giving background on sororites and how they are run. It goes through the pledging system an how the girls are choosen. Girls are usually picked only if the other sisters like them. Based off looks, and if they are wearing the right clothing. For the pledges that the author follows they are often discriminated against and forced to do unpleasent activites against their will. This book goes inside what is like to be one of them.
Often times the girls would go out paartying and "pre-gameing" a term used for drinking before the actual party. They experience drugs and piercing. They go on dates and cause fights. There is lots of drama and boyfriend troubles. "
Maggie Parkhurst, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Kids growing up/acting up?
- trouble in college
- committing crimes
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- mean, arrogant
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to torture
Book makes you feel?
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- rape/molest (yeech!)
- descript of kissing
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
Is this a biography of several people?
If this is a kid's book:
- Age 16-Adult
How much dialogue in bio?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Lot of titilating info about love life?
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 0-25% of book
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