The Old Curiousity Shop Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of The Old Curiousity Shop

Little Nell and her useless grandfather escape from the shrewd, mean, humuorous dwarf Mr Quilp. Quilp has taken over their antique shop, due to the grandfathers gambling debts.
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Chapter Analysis of The Old Curiousity Shop

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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 Strong "rags to riches" component?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Outside culture (society)    -   British If story of urban/rural...    -   Big city life Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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