|Plot Summary of Skeleton Key|
|" Fourteen-year-old Alex Rider, from England, has been through a lot in his fourteen years. He has no family. He lives with Jack. His uncle died working with Military Intelligence. He has worked before with MI6-Military Intelligence.
Alex now faces a desperate man named General Sarov who has lost his country and his son--and has a nuclear weapon, made out of uranium, and a serious grudge against the free world.
Dipa Bhagwan, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Skeleton Key|
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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 - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 30%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- present (2000-2010)
Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:
- preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Who's the terrorist enemy here?
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How much violence does he/she use?
- a little
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
- Genius (really!)
- average physique
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
Motive of antagonist
- Smarter than most other characters
Part of a series?
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
How many deaths?
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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