|Plot Summary of Unfortunate Emigrants|
Unfortunate Emigrants is one of the most accurate accounts of the Donner Party's ordeal to date. The story is truly incredible, and the ordinary but fascinating people that suffered are truly amazing.
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|Chapter Analysis of Unfortunate Emigrants|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Kind Of History
Time of history:
- 19th century
History of disaster/tragedy?
Kind of disaster:
- Very hot/cold weather
History of a people?
History of a journey/colonization?
Kind of journey?
- foot travel
Subjects of this Historical Account
Religion? (if plays a major part)
Ethnicity (if plays a major part)
Is the portrayal sympathetic?
From a certain profession/group?
Intelligence of subject of
If applicable, liberal/conservative?
- Historian is very liberal
How much gore?
- 3 ()
How fast-paced is the book?
- 3 ()
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Book makes you feel...
- in awe
How much focus on stories of individuals?
- Focuses on brief history of a lot of players
How much romance?
- 2 ()
Minor characters feature lots of:
- physically sick people
- deranged people
- A handful
- Necessary maps provided
Length of book
- 250-300 pages
How much emphasis on small details?
- 5 ()
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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