I am a Cat Book Summary and Study Guide

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I am a Cat is set in the Meiji era, Japan, early 1900's. An unwanted lost kitten finds a home in a schoolteacher's house and so begins his observations into the ordinary lives of humans.
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This book is written as the cat's thoughts and perspectives on humans, from the schoolteacher's and his family and friends dramas, the lives of the other neighborhood cats, and the way of life in Japan during the upheaval of the Meiji period.

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Animal story    -   Yes Kind of animal:    -   cat Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   Japanese Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Japanese


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   7 () Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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