|Plot Summary of Reflections|
|"Lize is slowly recovering from a mysterious blood disease after almost being killed by it. The problem is that the illness took all her energy and that she now has no more strength or courage left for the recovery process. She meets wealthy businessman, Charles Ashton, who is the most distant and detached person she has ever come across. Charles chooses to become involved in the life of another person for the first time in years when he asks her to marry him in order to give her the opportunity, space and support to get better.
Reflections takes us into several aspects of Lize's life: her physical recovery, her mental re-adjustment to being healthy and independent and her realization that she cannot deal with the unusual circumstances of her marriage and, especially, with her husband's inability to express his feelings and with his unwillingness to become emotionally involved.
Annemie, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Reflections|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Family, caring for ill
Who is sick?
because he/she is
- physically ill
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- physical disability
- physically ill/deformed
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
- Smarter than most other characters
- physically sick
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 2 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- actual description of hetero sex
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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