|Plot Summary of The Catfish Tangle|
THE CATFISH TANGLE has been published in 1951.
A Deputy Sheriff from a little Louisiana town, while fishing in the bayou, meets a young woman who hides with her husband in a cabin near the lake. Both fall madly in love and soon the husband, an escaped convict, is killed by Jack. Both lovers hope to catch a flight to California but, first, Jack will have to come back into the bayous in order to remove an important clue. For two days, Jack wanders through the swamps with his former colleagues behind him, trying to kill him.
This synopsis report prepared by Daniel Staebler
|Chapter Analysis of The Catfish Tangle|
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 - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
Time/era of story:
Exploring into the wild
- being chased through wilderness
The crook is....
- on the run from the law
Is MAIN CHARACTER an EVIL criminal?
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- finding a known killer
- Deep South
- pleasure/love boat
- swimming on
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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