|Plot Summary of The Merro Tree|
|"Galactic performance master Mikk, an expert in dance, song, and acting, is accused of performing a forbidden Somalian songdance. While in his cell waiting for trial to begin, he thinks back over his life and the many events that have brought him into conflict with the galaxy's artistic authorities. "
Kira Seldon, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Merro Tree|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 50%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- sensitive (sigh....)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Repressive society story
- strict rationing of freedoms/goods
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- Male Alien
- long lived adults
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- very athletic
- Domed/Underground City
Planet outside solar system?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
Sex in book?
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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