|Plot Summary of Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy|
|"This novel tells how a 14 year old girl feels through a series of poems as her older sister is diagnosed with bipolar disorder. It shows how she works through her fear, finds family love, and the love of a cute boy as well. Readers will cry and laugh as happy and terrifying things happen to the main character. Great book to help people understand what it is like to live with someone mentally ill."
Katrina Housel, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy|
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because he/she is
- mentally ill
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
- a teen
- mentally ill
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other people
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
Small town people:
- dumb Rednecks, like Gomer Pyle
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Book makes you feel?
- a lot of play on words
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
If this is a kid's book:
- Age 16-Adult
How much dialogue in bio?
- significantly more descript than dialog
A LOT of info about personal vices?
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 0-25% of book
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