The Black Cauldron - Prydain Chronicles 2 Book Summary and Study Guide

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The Black Cauldron is an ancient evil the Dark One has been using to create an army of undead. For the good of mankind, it must be destroyed.
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Some journey for greater understanding, some for honor, and others for the power. To destroy the Cauldron requires the ultimate sacrifice, but who would be willing?
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The evil Arawn has the black cauldron, which he can use to create armies of the undead! It's up to Taran, former pigherd, and his friends to stop Arawn and break the Cauldron. Can they do it?
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   sensitive (sigh....) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   an adult (general) Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   magical artifact Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   search for identity/new understanding Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   servant    -   warrior/knight Age:    -   a teen    -   20's-30's


Terrain    -   Mountains    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to torture How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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