Dark Shadows: Angelique's Descent Book Summary and Study Guide

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Angelique was raised with the knowledge of bad magic. Her mother was a well known healer. Angelique was taken away by a man she thought to be her father to be an idol to his slaves. She had to live alone in a tower so as not to be seen except when they had thier rituals. She managed to escape with the help of a native. She finds employment with a wealthy family as the servant to the daughter. Angelique and Josette become friends as well. During this time Angelic falls in love with a soldier by the name of Barnabas Collins. He must leave to go to war and promises her he will be back for her. As time passes Josette announces her engagement. Angelique of course is happy for her until she finds out it is Barnabas. She goes on a rampage of casting spells on the family in hopes to win her love back. You'll have to read this book to find out if it works.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   a powerful magician Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   love triangle/polygon Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes magical powers:    -   magical powers (general) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   magical being Profession/status:    -   servant Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   can cast many different spells    -   healing


Earth setting:    -   18th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of touching personal anatomy How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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