|Plot Summary of Chariots of Fire|
|"This is the biography of Eric Liddel, olympic gold medalist. Eric desires to be a missionary to China, but he knows he is a good runner and wants to go to the olympics. He struggles with deciding which is more important to him. The book centers around his olympic experiences, and his relations with the people he meets there. A big scandal erupts when Eric refuses to run on Sunday, until another athlete agrees to trade places with him. The book also tells a little about his later missionary life in China. "
Megan E. Davis, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Chariots of Fire|
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Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
- sports figure
Biography of famous person?
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other people
- very athletic
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 2 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Book makes you feel?
Commentary on society?
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
How much dialogue in bio?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 0-25% of book
How much is philosophy rather than life story?
- 0-25% of book
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W.J. Weatherby Resident Scholar Profiles|
Megan E. Davis
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