|Plot Summary of Vanished Glory: A Family in America|
|"Vanished Glory: A Family in America is a family saga, inspired by a true story, which takes place from colonial times to the World Wars. Young Tom Dougan immigrates from County Donegal,Ireland, as an indentured servant, to escape crushing poverty and the English oppression. He starts a family in Pennsylvania. As each generation pioneers across America, to settle the heartland, the Dougans are called on to fight for their freedom and survival, throughout America's most turbulent and explosive times. "
Connie Lynne Smith, Resident Scholar
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|Review Analysis of Vanished Glory: A Family in America|
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Tone of book?
Inside culture (main char)
Kind of living:
- farm poverty
- general poverty story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Outside culture (society)
- American American
War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians
- War, general
- 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
- Average intelligence
- average physique
- a teen
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- Deep South
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
- No single main character?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
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