Cinder

by

Marissa Meyer

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The Quarantines Term Analysis

The quarantines are a facility where people with letumosis are segregated from the population and treated. After Peony comes down with letumosis, an ambulance takes her to the quarantines, and Cinder visits her there.
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The Quarantines Term Timeline in Cinder

The timeline below shows where the term The Quarantines appears in Cinder. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 5
Bravery and Sacrifice Theme Icon
...She says yes, even though she knows that she might get shipped off to the quarantines—but if she lies, she could spread it to others. The med-droid pulls out a syringe... (full context)
Chapter 6
Power, Greed, and Evil Theme Icon
Stereotypes and Discrimination Theme Icon
...informed her that they picked up Peony in a junkyard and took her to the quarantines. She wonders bitterly why Peony was there. Cinder explains that they went together to look... (full context)
Chapter 17
Resourcefulness, Kindness, and Perseverance Theme Icon
...she calls a hover for the first time in her life and travels to the quarantines. There, the med-droids largely ignore her—they’re not programmed to deal with healthy people in the... (full context)
Chapter 19
Stereotypes and Discrimination Theme Icon
Secrecy and Manipulation Theme Icon
...Kai leaves, Cinder turns back to Dr. Erland. She tells him that she visited the quarantines and saw the med-droids take an ID chip from someone. Dr. Erland explains that the... (full context)
Chapter 27
Bravery and Sacrifice Theme Icon
Cinder races to the quarantines as fast as she can and finds Peony, whose whole body is covered in dark... (full context)
Chapter 28
Bravery and Sacrifice Theme Icon
Power, Greed, and Evil Theme Icon
Secrecy and Manipulation Theme Icon
...message from the Secretary of Public Health and safety—a girl attacked a med-droid in the quarantines and escaped. The girl also spoke with a young boy, Sunto, who is now recovering... (full context)