Jeffty is Five Book Summary and Study Guide

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Jefty is a five year old who should be in his 20's when story begins. A childhood friend returns to his hometown and they resume their friendship. Through a course of strange events, the older friend discovers that what we think is progress really isn't progress at all. In fact, the course our present society is on is destructive and suicidal.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   depressing/sad FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   part earth & part fantasy world Repressive society story    -   Yes Repressive because:    -   controls your mind Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Who's a slave/repressed?    -   humans are slaves of other humans

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed


Earth setting:    -   20th century    -   general past Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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