The Long Walk Book Summary and Study Guide

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This story is about a boy named Ray Garraty who is 16 and has joined together with 99 other long walkers. They walk for days, and if they fall under speed and get 3 warnings they're shot on the spot making this a walk for survival. There can be only 1 winner, so this is a walk for one's honour and one's life. The winner is granted everything their heart desires.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Somewhat obvious Time/era of story:    -   near future Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen


United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of sex    -   descript. of breasts Unusual forms of death    -   run over    -   decapitated    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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