|Plot Summary of For Whom the Bell Tolls|
|"Robert Jordan, a demolitions expert attached to the International Brigades, has been sent to blow up a bridge during the Spanish Civil War. There he meets Pablo, a tired guerilla fighter who challenges Jordan's mission because it is too risky for the scared Pablo. What follows is a beautiful and horrific tale of people fighting unbeatable foes for their very lives."
Bill Hice, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of For Whom the Bell Tolls|
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Time/era of story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Outside culture (society)
War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians
- War, general
- War, WW II
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- hard edged
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 8 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- very explicit references to deaths and torture
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- actual description of hetero sex
Amount of dialog
- little dialog
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