|Plot Summary of Exodus|
|" “Exodus” is the story of Kitty Fremont, a Christian nurse, and her love for Ari Ben Canaan, a leader of the Jewish underground set against the background of the struggle for a Jewish homeland in Israel. They meet when he comes aboard a ship filled with refugee Jewish children trying to run a British blockade to reach Palestine in order to organize a hunger strike.
Kitty also becomes attached to Karen, a young refugee who becomes like a daughter to her when the hunger strike is successful and they manage to get into the county. There Kitty must deal with the fact that both of the people she loves are completely committed to working for a country for their people in spite of the great dangers. They see themselves as soldiers in a greater battle. In the end when Karen is killed by Arab fighters, Kitty must decide whether she can also devote her life to this greater cause. "
Jack Goodstein, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Exodus|
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Tone of book?
- very sensitive (sigh)
Time/era of story
Inside culture (main char)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Outside culture (society)
War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians
- Israeli war
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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