The Waterfall Book Summary and Study Guide

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Jane Grey is the heroine of this book. She is pregnant and also in the disgusting situation of being in a love triangle with her husband and her sister's husband. She is married, she is pregnant--there are a lot of graphic descriptions about pregnancy. Most of her time is spent in bed, speculating.
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Most of the action consists of introspection by the character, turning the book into a long monologue. The highlight of the plot is when Jane gives birth.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   very sensitive (sigh) Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Pregnancy/Child rearing    -   Yes Major part of story:    -   dealing with unexpected pregnancy Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   actual description of hetero sex Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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