|Plot Summary of The Rising|
|"Jim Thurmond is hidden away in his house from a plague of walking dead. When a missed call on his cell phone indicates it is from his estranged son who is hundreds of miles away, Jim Thurmond sets off on a journey to find him. Along the way he must fight for his life against these flesh eating monsters. With the aid of an ex-prostitute, a minister and a scientist who just might have the answers to how this all came about, Jim is determined to rescue his son."
Augie Chiaravalloti, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Rising|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 40%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Tone of book
- scarey (primal ax-wielding fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy story on current Earth
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- the zombie chased me!
- blue collar worker
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
- Average intelligence
- average physique
- An "It".
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a substantial amount
- Smarter than most other characters
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- descript of touching personal anatomy
- major character becomes a sex slave
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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