|Plot Summary of The Mummy|
The Mummy is the story of an immortal Eygptian king, Ramses, who drank the elixor of life and now has to forever walk the earth. A lover of the great Queen Cleopatra, Ramses interred himself in a tomb after her death hoping to never be disturbed from his grief. Awakened by an English Archeologist who is murdered shortly after unearthing the ancient king, the mummy is sent to Edwardian England to the archeologist's daughter Julie.
He is displayed for polite society. When a murderer tries to kill Julie too the Mummy awakens and saves her life. Julie and Ramses begin to fall in love but he decides that he must put his past to rest. The two soon to be lovers, and friends set out on a ship to Eygpt. However, once there Ramses comes face to face with his past in a way no one could ever imagine. His actions change his world forever and let loose a creature of unstoppable evil on a helpless population.
This synopsis report prepared by Shannon Ryan
After her father's death, Julie moves some of his most recent dig items into their townhouse in classy Mayfair London. When a thought to be dead mummy comes to life and pleads desperately to Julie for her assisstance in righting a wrong thousand of years old, her world is torn apart. Suddenly nothing in her life is sure anymore, the only thing she knows for sure is that in the end, she'll lose something: her heart or her mind.
This synopsis report prepared by Meredith Griffin
|Chapter Analysis of The Mummy|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 60%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- Mummy dearest
Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?
- long lived adults
Has special powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
- super strength
- is very quick
- Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin
Part of Africa:
- Arabic Africa
- White Enclave
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
- descript. of breasts
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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