|Plot Summary of The Wind Blows Backward|
|"This is the story of a girl growing up poor in a rich neighborhood, and finding herself falling in love with a boy she's known for years, who is completely out of her reach. While she grows closer to the man she's known for so long, she discovers exactly how deep their animosity runs, and how far they'll go to keep their secrets hidden. This books deals with a lot of growing up themes: first love, sex, and hormones. It's a wonderful "girl" book, and will become an all time favorite. "
Meredith Griffin, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Wind Blows Backward|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Kind of romance:
- seduction (yum!)
- rekindling lost love/marriage
Kids growing up/acting up?
Inside culture (main char)
Family, loving relations
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 11-14
Outside culture (society)
- American Midwest
If story of urban/rural...
- Big city life
- of a different social class
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- fancy mansion
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- written like a journal/diary/letters
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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