The Hunger Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of The Hunger

Phyllis is a young girl growing up in Ireland during the potato famine in the 1840s. She writes in her diary about her experiences losing loved ones, struggling to survive, and falling in love.
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Chapter Analysis of The Hunger

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   19th century Other aspects:    -   story of the poor Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   general poverty story Culture clash?    -   Being oppressed by outside culture Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Outside culture (society)    -   Ireland Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   servant Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Irish Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Ireland

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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