I Capture The Castle Book Summary and Study Guide

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17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain is living in an old castle with her eccentric family. They are poor, mainly because Cassandra's father, who is a writer, hasn't written anything for years. Then a mansion which is situated near their home gets its new inhabitants, and lots of things will happen in the Mortmains' lives...
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"I capture the castle" is the diary kept for 8 months by Cassandra Mortmain, a teenage girl living humbling with her family in a dilapidated castle. The journal records their change of fate and cicrcumstances when new, American landlords inherit their estate and become involved with the Mortmain family.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   struggling to earn a living to survive Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Loving/sexing?    -   guy chasing

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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