Tarzan of the Apes Book Summary and Study Guide

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The son of an English lord is raised by African apes. He grows to manhood, triumphing over all odds to seek his place among humankind. High adventure, briskly told.
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Plot & Themes

FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   great warrior Romance    -   Yes War or Invasion    -   Yes Major kinds of combat:    -   hand to hand Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King


Terrain    -   Jungle Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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