|Plot Summary of See Jane Run|
On her way to buy milk and eggs, a woman suddenly forgets who she is. The only clues to her identity are a blood-soaked blue dress and the ten thousand dollars in her coat pockets. She hides the evidence before going to the police, and subsequently a hospital where she learns she is suffering from hysterical amnesia.
Enter the perfect, loving, gentle husband to take her home and take care of her. Something isn't right? Why would a woman with such a perfect life need so badly to get away from it that she would forget even her own daughter? And where is her daughter anyway? And why is she always so tired? The maid will not let her out, and tells all her friends she is visiting her brother in San Fransico. Her husband keeps her under sedatives because she has such a violent history. Is she really the person he says she is? Can she figure it all out before she ends up in a mental hospital?
This synopsis report prepared by Helena
Jane Whittaker has awakened to a nightmare. She doesn't know her name or her age. And she even forgot what she looks like as well. Frightened and confused, she wanders the streets of Boston wearing a blood-soaked dress-and carrying $10,000 in her pocket. Her life has become a vacuum, and her past vanished completely. And all that remains is a handsome unsettling stranger who claims to be her husband, whispered rumors about a dead child whom she cannot recall; and a terrifying premonition that something horrible is about to occur.
This synopsis report prepared by Boppy
|Chapter Analysis of See Jane Run|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
General Crime (including known murderer)
- Mentally ill
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
- descript. of breasts
- descript. of other female areas
- descript. of male nudity
- rape (yeech!)
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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