|Plot Summary of Goat|
|"Brad's life takes an unexpected turned when on the way home from a party he is abducted and beaten by two men. The next year of his life is spent dealing with the aftermath of this attack and with the feeling that he is being left behind by his brother and best friend Kevin.
Once recovered Brad joins Kevin at the university where he joins Kevin's fraternity and is introduced to the world of hazing and acceptance. Brad's tragic past is brought to the surface as he faces the brothers' wrath. "
Christy Wood, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Goat|
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Special relationship with
Phys disability/mental struggle?
- general search for meaning
Subject of Biography
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- healthy but a geeky weakling
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 2 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Book makes you feel?
Is book humorous?
If humorous, kind of humor
Lot of foul language?
Commentary on society?
- a lot of flashback and forwards
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
If this is a kid's book:
- Age 16-Adult
How much dialogue in bio?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
A LOT of info about personal vices?
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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