|Plot Summary of The Silver Sword|
|"What happens is that the Balicki children have to go from Poland to Switzerland and they lose their father and they meet Jan. Edek gets very sick and Ruth gets traumatised, and they both have to protect little Bronia. They are looking for their mother in Switzerland, and they get caught by the Germans-Edek on the moving train. There are lots of concentration camps that they end up in and a lot of the ordinary people in THE SILVER SWORD are farmers. There is a treasure and Jan carries lots of animals."
Adelaide La Blanche-Dupont, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Silver Sword|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Family, caring for ill
Who is sick?
because he/she is
- basically "out of it"
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 11-14
War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians
- thief/con artist
- a teen
- emotionally unstable
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- Eastern European
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- average physique
- long-lived adults
- politician/elected ruler
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a substantial amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
- moving train
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- very explicit references to deaths and torture
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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