|Plot Summary of Doctor Thorne|
|"Dr. Thorne comes to Barsetshire with his niece Mary to open a practice. He befriends the local squire and Mary is educated with the squire's family. All goes well until the squire's son, Frank, falls in love with Mary, who has no fortune and is illegitimate as well. Frank, unfortunately must marry someone with money, so that he can keep up the family estates.
The problem is solved when it is discovered that Mary is the child of Sir Roger Scatcherd, a wealthy drunkard. He leaves his fortune to her, and this enables Frank and Mary to marry.
Jack Goodstein, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Doctor Thorne|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 19th century
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- of a different social class
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an above average amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 6 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Weird Victorian/Shakespearean English?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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