|Plot Summary of Spirit of the Straightedge|
|""Spirit of the Straightedge" is a fascinating fictional account of an abused
female named Elsie Sanders. For a time, she is a victim, but when she
witnesses those she loves being abused, her personality and her reasons for
living change dramatically. Elsie transforms into a killer known as
"Bite-Woman" and Detective Gerald Lawrence is assigned the challenge of
apprehending the killer in this, his most bizarre case."
Cathy Buburuz, Resident Scholar
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|Review Analysis of Spirit of the Straightedge|
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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 - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
The crook is....
- stalking/killing innocents
Is MAIN CHARACTER an EVIL criminal?
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- actual description of sex
Unusual forms of death
- rough sex
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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