|Plot Summary of Killing Mr. Griffin|
Mark Kinney is a miss-led teenager who has had enough of his strict English teacher, Mr. Griffin. Mr. Griffin believes that an 'A' is perfect and no-one is perfect - so he gives his students average marks, which they believe are not appropriate.
Mark therefore gets a group of unlikely teenagers together and he plots a plan to kidnap Mr. Griffin, to teach ‘him' a lesson. After much deliberation with his newly acquired group they start with the well-thought out plan. It all goes well until Susan McConnell hears that they left Mr. Griffin in the mountains overnight and she goes with her boyfriend, David Ruggles, to save him.
Once up in the mountains they notice that Mr. Griffin is dead and they notify the rest of the group and now the new plot to cover up the death begins. With the missing person reports out, Mrs. Griffin questions Susan. Susan does her best not to give out too many signals when she lied while answering, but Mrs. Griffin gets suspicious. What will Mark do when he hears that the secret is out?
This synopsis report prepared by Byron Ferreira
Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan, Mark Kinney gets revenge on his old English teacher that he had for two years. Mark and his friends kidnapped the english teacher and made him beg so he would be let to go. He didn't and soon later died fom an axiety attack.Then the investigation of what happend begins..
This synopsis report prepared by Kyle (The Great) McCarthy
|Chapter Analysis of Killing Mr. Griffin|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 35%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 25%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- very upbeat
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- vigilante getting revenge
General Crime (including known murderer)
- a teen
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Amount of dialog
- mostly dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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