|Plot Summary of Crawl|
|"County police make a horrifying discovery in a small West Texas town. The entire town has been covered by a dome made of spider silk. Inside the town, the residents have been captured by humongous spiders with an eerie, unsettlingly high level of intelligence. Those who have escaped must fight to stay alive until help can reach them. Outside the dome, first the state police, then the military attempts to stop the spiders. But, the spiders have a plan and they have the means to break out of the dome and attack. Can mankind find a way to stop them before all of Texas becomes one big spider web?"
Geordi Schmidt, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Crawl|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 30%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- scarey (primal ax-wielding fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
- 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?
- hard edged
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- very athletic
Has magical powers?
Magical/mental powers of main antagonist:
- mind control
- super strength
- is very quick
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an above average amount
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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