Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Quotes by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover The Secrets of The Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
I definitely recommend Aristotle and Dante. I was in love with it the entire time. Character driven novels are my favorite. Give me some monologue, some inner thoughts, and some conflict. This is definitely a book to savor.
Sophie Wojciechowski , Senior Editor January 23, He has written children books, young adult books, and poetry. Aristotle and Dante was published on February 21, These awards along with many others were won by this book. On Goodreads, it has a 4.
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The Library Catalog, some online Library services and the Virtual Library will be down intermittently as well. For my personal expectations, a tale of heartbreak features two characters in love who are suddenly separated by some terrible circumstance and the pain that results. Both of these titles served that definition in slightly different ways.
These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. Dante, in love with Ari, is the protagonist. Ari, in denial about his feelings for Dante, is the antagonist. There is conflict between Ari and Dante about their first kiss, with Ari claiming to have felt nothing. There is also major conflict between Ari and Dante when Dante tells Gina and Susie about his accident, despite promising to tell nobody. Ari feels betrayed. The climax of the novel comes when Ari admits that he is in love with Dante, and he kisses Dante.
They meet at the pool when Dante teaches Ari to swim, and their relationship deepens when Ari saves Dante from being hit by a car. Ari is withdrawn and quiet, and the more voluble and animated Dante brings him out of himself. One of the main sources of tension in the book is about masculinity and how Ari feels he must act a certain way to be a man. Masculinity is connected with violence in his community, and he struggles to break that cycle and grow into a new kind of man. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account. You are commenting using your Twitter account.
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