|Plot Summary of Perfect|
|"Isabelle is a teen struggling with an eating disorder. Her family is frozen by unexpressed grief over the death of her father. All of the photographs showing him have been put away. For Isabelle, food dulls the pain. Her little sister discovers Isabelle vomiting up her breakfast and tells their mother who seeks help for her daughter's problem. Isabelle is shocked to discover the most popular girl in school is in her eating disorder "Group." Bulimia is their shared secret. "You wouldn't believe how fast and bubbly everything comes up if you drink a lot of Diet Coke first." "
Franci McMahon, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Perfect|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Kids growing up/acting up?
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 11-14
Coping with loss of loved one(s)
Something wrong upstairs/downstairs?
- mental illness
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- hard edged
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 7 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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