The Rose and the Ring Book Summary and Study Guide

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Thackeray's 'the Rose and the Ring' is a short, eccentric, yet very enjoyable book about two objects: a rose, and a ring, which make the persons holding them suddenly extremely much so that the events thereafter become rather ridiculous.
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    The servant girl, Betsinda, loves Prince Giglio.   Prince Giglio loves Princess Angelica, who has the ring, while Angelica loves Prince Bulbo, who has the rose . And Angelica's lady-in-waiting, the wicked Countess Gruffanuff, is determined to meddle in everyone's life.   
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   humorous or laughable FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   destined love (dream or prediction) Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes magical powers:    -   magical powers (general) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   servant Age:    -   20's-30's


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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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