|Plot Summary of Contact|
A message came from the stars and scientists are building a machine following the sent instructions
This synopsis report prepared by irina
Aspiring scientist receives high-tech code believed to be from outer space, but coming from a different source. Later made into a superb film starring Jodie Foster.
This synopsis report prepared by David L.
|Chapter Analysis of Contact|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 60%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena
- generally friendly contact with alien(s)
- info about lifeform(s)/society/phenomena
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
- quite a lot of techical jargon
Sex in book?
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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