|Plot Summary of Whispers of War |
|"This book is presented as the diary of young Canadian, Susanna Merritt. During the war of 1812, Susanna becomes caught up in Britain's prolonged feud with France as manifested in North America. The War disrupts Susanna's schooling, results in the temporary loss of her best friend, and divides loyalties in her own family. In addition, the war brings Susanna a new friend - the ward of Isaac Brock, the famous British general. This friendship opens the door for Susanna's minor participation in the Battle of Queenston Heights."
Jennifer Selk, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Whispers of War |
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 19th century
Kids growing up/acting up?
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 7-10
War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians
Age group of kid(s) in story:
- grade school
- War, general
- a kid
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- written like a journal/diary/letters
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