|Plot Summary of Bellwether|
|"Sandra has worked for the HiTek corporation for years, researching fads and their relation to market trends. She feels as though she is close to making some kind of connection. But her efforts are usually spoiled either by the stifling corporate environment or her belligerent duct tape wearing assistant Flip.
After a long run of bad luck, Sandra finally finds herself working with a flock of sheep and a coworker studying chaos theory. While this may not seem to make sense at first, Sandra finds that there are endless similarities between the sheep and the trend mentality of people.
'Bellwether' is a bright, witty story about the general idiocy of consumers. It is easy to relate to both Sandra's amusement and frustration with her coworkers antics. A light and enjoyable read."
Gerri Mahn, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Bellwether|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Life of a profession:
- nature of existence (heavy philosophy)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- average physique
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
- scientific labs
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
- a lot of play on words
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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