|Plot Summary of The Silver Crown|
On the day she turns ten, Ellen Carrol receives a fold-up silver crown. On the same day, her house burns down, her immediate family is killed, and she must begin a trek to her Aunt Sarah's house. Someone wants her crown and they'll stop at nothing to get it. On her way, Ellen meets Otto, a forest-smart 8-year-old, who helps her on her journey, and his mother and she finds a strange black castle where the occupants seem to be brainwashed.
This synopsis report prepared by Kate
Ellen Carroll Always knew she was a Queen and the silver crown left on her pillow on her tenth birthday confirmns it. But soon people start attacking her and Ellen is forced to flee into the forest. While in the forest she meets up with Otto, a young boy who becomes her frined and travelling companion. But after Otto is captured and taken to the black castle Ellen must find a way to enter the castle, save Otto and destroy the evil Hieronymous machine that is controlling the minds of thousands of people turning them into dangerous and violent criminals.
This synopsis report prepared by Neil Morey
|Chapter Analysis of The Silver Crown|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Coming of age
- a powerful magician
Political power play
- overthrowing govt/kingdom
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Kid's book (ages 7-14)
- a kid
- Domed/Underground City
- 20th century
- current (early 21st century)
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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