|Plot Summary of The Dead Zone|
Johnny Smith is a popular high school teacher. After a terrible car accident he is left in a coma. He awakes 41/2 years later with the ability to see past and future things about people that he has physical contact with. His main fear through these visions are centered on a local politician and his illegal activities.
This synopsis report prepared by Jeremy Bys
On the basis of some knowledge of the Shoah, the main character, who can read minds and foresee the future, discovers that a candidate to the Senate will be the President of the US and start the total nuclear holocaust. How can he stop him or prevent that outcome? Beautiful conscience that evil has to be stopped in the men who carry it.
This synopsis report prepared by Jacques COULARDEAU
|Chapter Analysis of The Dead Zone|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 40%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Political power play
- election campaign
- coping with mental/magical powers
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
If magical mental powers:
- can see into the future
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
- explicit references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
- some scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
- descript of kissing
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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