|Plot Summary of Hush|
|"Evie Thomas life was ok before her dad witnessed a murder. Her dad decided to testify, so then she and her family were moved into the witness protection program. In the new place, she has problems with friends and school. She wants to be popular but isn't. Her sister does not have any problems and that makes her jealous. On top of all of that, her dad has stopped doing anything because he does not see the point in life. He watched someone be killed and that is not a memory many people forget. Evie does not know how to make her life better, but she knows she cannot go on like this much longer."
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|Review Analysis of Hush|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- present (2000-2010)
Family, struggle with
- Father (or standin)
- actions leading to death of someone
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 7-10
- a kid
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- American Indian
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
- rude people
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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