|Plot Summary of The Monster's Ring|
After learning the weird ring he bought from creepy Mr. Elives can transform him from a boy into a hideous monster and back again, Russell Cranaker uses the magic to terrify school bully Eddie. Gradually, however, Russell finds the ring is awakening monstrous instincts within him, a problem that gets worse every time Russell uses the ring. Despite this, Russell becomes addicted to the thrill of changing into different monsters.
This synopsis report prepared by Michael Jung
|Chapter Analysis of The Monster's Ring|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 30%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy story on current Earth
Kind of alteration:
- Magically turned into a monster
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Kid's book (ages 7-14)
- a kid
If magical mental powers:
- can change shapes
- super strength
- can fly
- is very quick
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
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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