|Plot Summary of I Capture The Castle|
|""I capture the castle" is the diary kept for 8 months by Cassandra Mortmain, a teenage girl living humbling with her family in a dilapidated castle. The journal records their change of fate and cicrcumstances when new, American landlords inherit their estate and become involved with the Mortmain family."
Alison, Resident Scholar
|"17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain is living in an old castle with her eccentric family. They are poor, mainly because Cassandra's father, who is a writer, hasn't written anything for years. Then a mansion which is situated near their home gets its new inhabitants, and lots of things will happen in the Mortmains' lives..."
Odette Swan, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of I Capture The Castle|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Kids growing up/acting up?
- struggling to earn a living to survive
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- guy chasing
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 3 ()
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- fancy mansion
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- written like a journal/diary/letters
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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