Light a Penny Candle Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is a story of two young women who meet as children and have a very close and wonderful relationship throughout their lives. It is a story of misguided love and unreturned love and unsatisfactory relationships for each of these women.
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Chapter Analysis of Light a Penny Candle

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Plot & Themes

Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes How difficult?    -   wild lover    -   very shy/inexperienced Seduction/coercion/force    -   Yes Struggling with whom?    -   Dad Who is...    -   who is "out of it" Who seduces whom?    -   man seducing woman Family focus?    -   Yes Family, hating    -   Yes Family, sick/caring for    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confident    -   indifferent    -   wild

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   obedient


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   70% Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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