The Wild Swans Book Summary and Study Guide

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Princess Arianne is under a spell to knit nettles into shirts for her brothers who had been transformed into swans, and until she is done the talkative princess who loves to sing cannot utter a single word. King Richard has sworn to marry the first woman he meets who will not nag him to death. An ideal match he believes but to capture her heart he must find out who his mysterious "Goldie" is and what the secret is that she is keeping from him.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes Hidden Identity/Secret Motive    -   Yes Is really...    -   rich/upper class If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her Fantasy/Magic    -   Yes Fantasy/Magical Lover    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age/status:    -   20's-30's Unusual characteristics?    -   Bulging Muscles

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   90% Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   little dialog

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