|Plot Summary of Tarzan of the Apes|
|"This is the Origin of the legendary hero known as Tarzan. The novel tells the events of his birth, teenage years and how he came to learn who he really was. "
Joseph Layne Black Bear, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Tarzan of the Apes|
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FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Coming of age
- great warrior
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- love among disparate social classes
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- rescue mission/escape from confinement
War or Invasion
Major kinds of combat:
- hand to hand
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- bulging muscles
- natural phenomena
- long-lived adults
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
- 20th century
- general past
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a moderate amount of scientific explanation
Sex in book?
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
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