Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles Book Summary and Study Guide

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The Queen of Scotland is dethroned by her countrymen over religious and other matters and seeks sanctuary in England over which her cousin Queen Elizabeth I rules. She feels that she should be the rightful ruler of England and plots to usurp the throne throughout her many years of captivity.
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Plot & Themes

Romance    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   searching for lover    -   discovery about a lover    -   marriage coming apart Political/social rights fight    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   fighting government corruption    -   fights between different pol/social groups    -   religious issues job/profession:    -   politician Ethnic/Relig. of subject (inside)    -   Christian Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Family, hate    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Cousin The difficult family member    -   expects to be obeyed in all things    -   disapproves of life choices    -   blames for things that go wrong Phys disability/mental struggle?    -   Yes Ethnic/regional/gender    -   Yes

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   politician/elected ruler


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   France City?    -   Yes City:    -   London Century:    -   distant past

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   challenged How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more dialog than descript How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   76%-100% of book

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