The High King - Prydain Chronicles 5 Book Summary and Study Guide

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Toward the beginning Taran is just an average teen but grows up both mentally and physically through his challenges and experiences. Taran fights many battles and finally destroys his adversary. At the end Taran marries the princess and accomplishes the many tasks he promised to do.
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The final novel in the Prydain series features the group fighting, again, the dread Arawn. This battle, however, will decide the fate of all the world, and the place of magic within in.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   part earth & part fantasy world Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   ruler If an invasion, from Earth/human POV:    -   fighting overt invasion (attacking aliens) War or Invasion    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   servant Age:    -   a teen


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

Writing Style

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

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