|Plot Summary of Night Over the Solomons|
|"Night Over the Solomons is a collection of short stories by Louis L'Amour. L'Amour usually deals with the American 'Wild West' but in this series, he gives the reader a glimpse of more modern cowboys, as it were. This collection focuses on the independent, brave, strong young heroes who fought for democracy during World War II. L'Amour draws from real-life characters to build fictional heroes who are willing to face danger wherever they are needed - from the South Seas to South America. Through these amazing characters, the reader can begin to glimpse the sacrifice and service that the real American heroes laid on the line."
Lucy Johnson, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Night Over the Solomons|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- WW II
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- navy soldier
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How much violence does he/she use?
- just the right amount
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- very athletic
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
Motive of antagonist
The antagonists are:
- Pacific Islands
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How many deaths?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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