|Plot Summary of Blue Remembered Hills|
|"Rosemary Sutcliff, author of many famous children's historical novels, tells the story of her own childhood and young adulthood (up to the publication of her first book) in Blue Remembered Hills. Rosemary had juvenile arthritis; she spent a lot of time in orthopedic hospitals as a child, and she was, to varying degrees, handicapped all her life. This book is the story of how she lived with her disability and how she became a writer in a time when disabled people, particularly women, were treated as helpless children all their lives. "
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|Review Analysis of Blue Remembered Hills|
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Phys disability/mental struggle?
- physical disability/sickness
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
Biography of famous person?
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other people
- missing body parts/abilities
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- fort/military installation
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Book makes you feel?
Is book humorous?
If humorous, kind of humor
- eccentric personalities
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
How much dialogue in bio?
- significantly more descript than dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 0-25% of book
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