analysis: construction of the first chapter

Ryan, Carrie. The Forest of Hands and Teeth. New York: Delacorte Press, 2009. Warning: This analysis contains spoilers. I take an in-depth look at what makes this book work and why. And it may only be helpful if you’ve actually read the book. However, continue reading at your own risk. For more information on the […]

analysis: starting your story in the right place

Lowry, Lois. The Giver. New York: Random House, 1993. Warning: This analysis may contain spoilers. I take an in-depth look at what makes this book work and why. And it may only be helpful if you’ve actually read the book. However, continue reading at your own risk. For more information on the Friday Analysis, go […]

analysis: characterization in the queen of attolia

Turner, Megan Whalen. The Queen of Attolia. New York: HarperCollins, 2001. Warning: This analysis may contain spoilers. I take an in-depth look at what makes this book work and why. And it may only be helpful if you’ve actually read the book. However, continue reading at your own risk. For more information on the Friday […]

analysis: the shadow in the north

Warning: This analysis may contain spoilers. I take an in-depth look at what makes this book work and why. And it may only be helpful if you’ve actually read the book. However, continue reading at your own risk. For more information on the Friday Analysis, go here. THE SHADOW IN THE NORTH by Philip Pullman […]