|Plot Summary of The Confessions of Max Tivoli|
|"Max Tivoli is born as a child in an old man's body. In this story, which begins in 1870's San Francisco, he ages in reverse. He meets the love of his life, Alice, when he is seventeen but he cannot become involved with her because he looks like a man of fifty. He later reunites with her only to lose her again due to his strange affliction. This book was told in the form of a journal written to his young son who will never know him."
Deidre Woollard, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Confessions of Max Tivoli|
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Time/era of story
- physical disability
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- natural phenomena
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 3 ()
- fancy mansion
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
- written like a journal/diary/letters
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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