|Plot Summary of The Sword of Maiden's Tears|
|"On her 30th birthday, Ruth Marlowe finds a mugging victim, Rohanna Melior, who just happens to be an elf. Melior is from another world, and in New York City searching for the sword of Maiden's Tears. The sword, if handled by a human, will turn that person into a grendel, a large and mostrous being that is obsessed with two things-the sword, and feeding himself (with human flesh). Melior, Ruth and their friends must find and slay the grendel in order to save both Melior's people, and the people of New York City."
Katie Becker, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Sword of Maiden's Tears|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 40%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Tone of book
- humorous or laughable
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy story on current Earth
- magical weapon
- giant monsters
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
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
- An "It".
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a little/some
- bulging muscles
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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