William Wallace: Braveheart Book Summary and Study Guide

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Sir William Wallace is one of history's greatest heroes, rising from peasantry in the small village of Ellerslie to lead the Scottish against the brutal rule of the English in order to gain independence. But he is also one of history's greatest enigmas, with facts blurred or overlooked turning him into somewhat of a myth. James Mackay becomes a sort of historical detective to create this definitive biography of the first Guardian of Scotland.
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Plot & Themes

Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Politician story?    -   revolutionary (non-communist) Period of greatest activity?    -   ancient times

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   farmer Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   climbing on trails Forest?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   lot of descript of crop raising    -   lot of descript of animal care Misc setting    -   fort/military installation Century:    -   distant past

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   in awe Pictures/Illustrations?    -   None How much dialogue in bio?    -   little dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   76%-100% of book

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