|Plot Summary of The Butterfly Net|
Petal Loma is abducted through the Internet by a pedophile who poses as another child. Kristen Thomas, the career driven tabloid-television reporter, arrives in the small town of Greenville to cover the story and propel her career. The local police fail to provide a viable suspect, and Kristen is at a loss for a story. At the news conference, she sees a young child similar to the missing child. She decides to cover the story "through the eyes of a child". Angela Paragon gives her opinion of the abduction to television viewers nightly. This added exposure catapults her into national fame, and also into the line of vision of the pedophile. He approaches her through the same chatroom he abducted Petal Loma.
This synopsis report prepared by Amber Frangos
|Chapter Analysis of The Butterfly Net|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 30%
Tone of story
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- TV/radio talk show host
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
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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