An Angel at My Table Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is a coming of age memoir dealing with the struggle to write and find one's way. Despite an involuntary institutionalization, seven years in mental hospitals, Janet Frame succeeds as one of New Zealand's most respected and admired writers.
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Plot & Themes

Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Battle with a psychiatrist    -   Yes Brain/Body disability?    -   mental illness

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's Unusual characteristics:    -   Genius


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   7 () Asia/Pacific    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   dangerous

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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