|Plot Summary of The Faces of Fear|
|"This is about a girl who has recently been handicapped and confined to a wheelchair. Her father has given the opportunity to test out the new virtual reality system he'd created. She decides to offer her only friend, a boy she met on the internet but has never seen in person, the chance to join her. Once their inside the game, she is finally able "use" her legs. The only way out, however, is for her to face all her fears, including her fear of people. "
Ella, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Faces of Fear|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Robots, Computers, VR
Robot, PC, VR Plotlets:
- virtual reality
- fighting a personal illness/handicap
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Kid's book (ages 7-14)
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- missing body parts/abilities
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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