|Plot Summary of Clock Without Hands|
|"In the novel Clock Without Hands, McCullers focuses on the act of dying. The central character,Malone, has been diagnosed with a terminal cancer, and given fifteen months to live . The thrust of the book is on Malone's coming to terms with his imminent death, and in the process understanding the mysteries of life."
prabha pant, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Clock Without Hands|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- physical disability
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- Average intelligence
- physically sick
- natural phenomena
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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