|Plot Summary of If Beale Street Could Talk|
|"Tish and Fonny are young, black city kids in love, and Tish has become pregnant with Fonny's baby. Things start to go downhill when Fonny is accused of a crime he didn't commit. Can Tish get Fonny out of prison, or is he doomed to be executed?"
Judy Berman, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of If Beale Street Could Talk|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Inside culture (main char)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Major part of story:
- dealing with unexpected pregnancy
- a criminal (possibly)
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
- Smarter than most other characters
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 6 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Sex in book?
- a lot of flashback and forwards
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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