|Plot Summary of Mill Girl|
|"Eliza is a bright young girl growing up in Manchester, England, in the 1840s. It is her dream to become a teacher, but because her family is poor, she must go to work in the mill to help make ends meet. The work is difficult and dangerous. When the workers strike, Eliza wonders if it will change anything, or just make things worse."
Rebecca Herman, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Mill Girl|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 19th century
Kids growing up/acting up?
- struggling to earn a living to survive
- general liberal/left wing activism
- union leaders fighting for labor rights
Kind of living:
- general poverty story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 11-14
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- soggy whimpering jelly muffin
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- long-lived adults
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 7 ()
- dirty, grimy (like New York)
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- written like a journal/diary/letters
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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