|Plot Summary of The Hunger|
|"Phyllis is a young girl growing up in Ireland during the potato famine in the 1840s. She writes in her diary about her experiences losing loved ones, struggling to survive, and falling in love."
Rebecca Herman, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Hunger|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 19th century
- story of the poor
Kind of living:
- general poverty story
- Being oppressed by outside culture
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 11-14
Outside culture (society)
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- soggy whimpering jelly muffin
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 6 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- written like a journal/diary/letters
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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