Posts Tagged ‘Terry Pratchett

June 5, 2010

This is the final week of Novel Study stuff. This is about themes. A theme is an idea that is throughout the whole entire book. From the Copyright to the Credits. A couple of themes in the Nation are loyalty, honesty, friendship, and belonging. The two we’ll work on now are loyalty and belonging. LOYALTY. […]

The Nation’s Court (Jester?)

May 20, 2010

Once more, we find ourselves staring in the red glowing eyes of a novel study blog post due date. This one doesn’t look to threatening though. Right now, the body attached to those menacing eyes is playing golf. But it’s coming. This week, we are studying  Author’s Craft. Does that mean that the author in question is exceptionally crafty? […]

The Nation All Over Again

May 16, 2010

Well well. Here we are with novel study again. Back to the Nation. The giant wave carried a schooner over with it. And there was one survivor. A girl. Her name is Ermintrude, but she hates it, so she calls herself Daphne. She sees Mau, and invites him to the wrecked schooner, Sweet Judy, to have […]

Arise, Nation, Arise! Or is it Drown?

May 7, 2010

Yes. It’s true. We got another novel study. But with a twist. Not a big twist, mind you, just big enough to be different. We get to pick our own books. There. That wasn’t so bad, was it? So anywho, the book I picked is called Nation. It’s a book by Terry Pratchett, who has […]