|Plot Summary of Children of the Sea|
|"In Children of the Sea, a ship picks up a black man named James Wait. He soon falls ill, and the other sailors tend to him as he dies. They discover some basic truths about society as a whole."
Amanda Van Laarhoven, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Children of the Sea|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 19th century
- vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Exploring into the wild
kind of story
- water adventure
- navy soldier
- emotionally unstable
How sensitive is this character?
- mean, arrogant
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- physically sick
- natural phenomena
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- No single main character?
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