True History of the Kelly Gang Book Summary and Study Guide

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The book is written from notes left behind from Ned himself, so reads as an autobiography. It gives context to the life of Australia's most infamous bushranger, and details the events that led to his downfall and death.
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Plot & Themes

job/profession:    -   criminal (general) Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1600-1899

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   accused criminal Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   Australian


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Forest?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Century:    -   19th century

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   depressed How much dialogue in bio?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   76%-100% of book

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