Black Beauty Book Summary and Study Guide

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Black Beauty is a horse who faces trials and tribulations. He is constantly sold to different farmers, some nice, some evil. He meets the latter more often. He is mistreated to the point that his original beauty is replaced with tiredness. He meets some friends for life, but one, Ginger, has been so mistreated that she hates humans. She cannot stand them. Black Beauty and Ginger become friends but are sold to seperate farms. The next time they see each other, Ginger is on the verge of collapse. The next day, she dies. Black Beauty then meets a nice farmer who takes her in.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Animal story    -   Yes Kind of animal:    -   horse    -   animal talks Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Animal talks/thinks aloud?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   lot of descript of animal care

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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