|Plot Summary of Earth Abides|
|"After suffering a near fatal snakebite Isherwood Williams wakes to discover a changed world. He discovers that the world's population (humans and beasts) was plagued by a strange virus and there were few survivors. He roams around finding survivors and tries to piece together a new life with a new way of thinking."
Katink, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Earth Abides|
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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 - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 40%
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- surviving a post environmental/nuclear disaster
- search for identity/new understanding
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- natural phenomena
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a little/some
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
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