Night of the Wolf Book Summary and Study Guide

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A gray wolf catches sight of a beautiful woman named Imona. Her beauty and grace awaken the man, Maeniel, inside the wolf. The Roman empire is under Julius Caesers' rule and the country fears him. A warrior woman by the name of Dryas is set out to find and kill Maeniel for all the Roman soldiers he killed when they attacked Imona's family and took Imona. Dryas finds him, makes love to him, but does not kill him. Dryas is found by Fulvia, a "harpy" who plans on taking Dryas to Rome to fight for the amusement of Caeser and Cleopatra. Dryas faces both tiger and boar but does not die.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% Tone of story    -   depressing/sad Time/era of story:    -   ancient rome Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Horror Story?    -   Yes Horror plotlets    -   the werewolf chased me!

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   can change shapes    -   can talk to animals    -   super strength    -   is very quick Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy Forest?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Dirty, dangerous (like New York)    -   dangerous    -   wealthy    -   rude people Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   dumb rednecks, like Gomer Pyle    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids    -   sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey references to torture Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing    -   licking    -   descript. of breasts    -   descript. of other female areas    -   descript. of male nudity Unusual forms of death    -   poisoning    -   fright    -   hanging    -   eaten    -   flamed    -   impaled    -   decapitated    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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