|Plot Summary of The Hornet's Nest|
|"Written by former President Jimmy Carter, this novel details the events that precipitated and happened in the Revolutionary War. Carter has chosen specifically to concentrate on The Carolinas and Georgia. These are geographic regions typically not discussed in the context of this conflict. The book begins in about 1793 in the Carolinas and follows two Georgia homesteading families who find themselves in the midst of the Revolution. This book is very interesting and informative, packed with lots of detail about political sentiments, the land, the customs and lives of both the homesteaders and the natives. "
ldpaulson, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Hornet's Nest|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- American colonial period
War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians
- War, US Revolutionary
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
- Smarter than most other characters
- very athletic
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 10 ()
- Deep South
- lot of descript of crop raising
- lot of descript of animal care
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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