|Plot Summary of Roc and a Hard Place - Xanth 19|
|"Metria, a bad ghost gone good, is sent on a mission by the Simurgh, to deliver a disc to all the people who are to take place in a trial. "
Aline, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Roc and a Hard Place - Xanth 19|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- long lived adults
Has magical/special powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
- can change shapes
- can fly
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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