|Plot Summary of Sexing the Cherry|
|"Jordan is an orphan in the 17th century who is taken in by the Dog Woman, a large, ignorant, and fearful woman. She carries out a lot of self-righteous violence, and he retreats into his own fantasies, which include the mystical world of the Twelve Dancing Princesses. The end of the novel flashes forward to the twentieth century, where Jordan mysteriously reappears. The novel deals with many issues of gender and sexuality."
Judy Berman, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Sexing the Cherry|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 17th century
Family, struggle with
- Mother (or standin)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a kid
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
- Very much smarter than other characters
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 6 ()
- rotating 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- very explicit references to deaths and torture
Sex in book?
Lot of foul language?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
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