|Plot Summary of Lord Jim|
|"In Lord Jim, an english sailor has to deal with the aftermath of a poor decision. He abandons what he thinks is a sinking ship, loaded with passengers, but soon discovers that it never sank. He has to deal with white society's opinions. He finally escapes to a Pacific island where he finds happiness, although his past does catch up to him."
Amanda Van Laarhoven, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Lord Jim|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 19th century
Inside culture (main char)
- vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Outside culture (society)
- Pacific islander
- navy soldier
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a substantial amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 6 ()
- Pacific Islands
- rotating 1st
- a lot of flashback and forwards
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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