The Ersatz Elevator Book Summary and Study Guide

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In this sixth episode the Baudelaire orphans are sent to live with a rich aunt. They live in a fancy penthouse. They know that Count Olaf is in the building but aren't sure where. They discover their friends hidden in an old elevator shaft in the building and are very close to rescuing them from Count Olaf but he gets away from them again.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Family, struggle with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Uncle Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Parents/lack of parents problem?    -   orphan story

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   wealthy Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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