Mill Girl Book Summary and Study Guide

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Eliza is a bright young girl growing up in Manchester, England, in the 1840s. It is her dream to become a teacher, but because her family is poor, she must go to work in the mill to help make ends meet. The work is difficult and dangerous. When the workers strike, Eliza wonders if it will change anything, or just make things worse.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   struggling to earn a living to survive Political/social activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   general liberal/left wing activism    -   union leaders fighting for labor rights Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   general poverty story Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   7 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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