Catherine: The Great Journey Book Summary and Study Guide

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It is 1743, and fourteen-year-old Sophie is a princess of Anhalt-Zerbst in Prussia. Sophie's father is not royalty, and her cruel mother, Princess Johanna Elizabeth, is obsessed with improving her own status through her daughter's marriage. To that end, she is determined to do everything possible in order to get Sophie chosen by Empress Elizabeth of Russia to marry her nephew Peter, heir to the throne. Soon, Sophie and her mother must travel to Russia in order to meet Empress Elizabeth. Sophie is indeed chosen to be Peter's wife, but her life changes completely as a result.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Life of a profession:    -   king/queen/royalty Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   wealthy Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   German


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Russia

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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