Jan 15, 2012 the eleventh plague chapters fifteen and sixteen. These free notes consist of about 40 pages 11,996 words and contain the following sections. Honestly, i decided to read it because the hunger games author, suzanne collins is quoted on the book jacket as saying, the eleventh plague hits disturbingly close to home. Rieux has little patience with the authorities footdragging in response to his call for action. In the aftermath of a war, americas landscape has been ravaged and two thirds of the population left dead from a vicious strain of influenza. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Luckily, the eleventh plague more than lives up to her praise. Fifteenyearold stephen quinn and his family were among the few that survived and became salvagers, roaming the country in search of material to trade for food and. This is a story about life in a postapocalyptic america. Stephen also used this to carve into certain sentimental things. The eleventh plague lexile find a book metametrics inc. What is the theme lesson or moral learned about life or people of the entire novel. He lives in astoria, new york, with his wife, and you can visit him online at.
From the title, you know this book is about a plague. The arsonists are similar to the suicides, giving in to despair in the face of the absurd. This is also important to him because it came from his dad who died. Nov 23, 2011 we have one copy of the eleventh plague up for grabs. Start a free trial of quizlet plus by thanksgiving lock in 50% off all year try it free. In jeff hirschs eleventh plague a family made up of the dad, mom. The book the eleventh plague begins with a 15 year old teenager stephen quinn, who was born in the aftermath of the war. Grand explains to rieux that in writing his book he wants to create a flawless manuscript. Nov 18, 2015 i chose a knife because in the eleventh plague stephen uses it after he loses his rifle in a fire this is the only way he can survive.
Its also well hidden from the outside world so no slaver. Due to a misunderstanding war breaks out between china and the usa. Scholastic audio presents chapter one of jeff hirschs the eleventh plague in the aftermath of a war, americas landscape has been ravaged and two thirds of the population left dead from influenza. The eleventh plague timeline timeline created by carinims01. Each paragraph and section is written and structured in such a way as to give the reader insight into the feelings of the victims of the plague, and to show somewhat of a theme. In the aftermath of a war, americas landscape has been ravaged and twothirds of the population left dead. The wars that followed the collapse nearly destroyed civilization. He was born into a family, which his mother had passed. What if the ten plagues from the book of exodus were visited on america today. The usa has bombed china and china has used bacteriological warfare against the usa. This particular plague happens in a algerian port town called oran in the 1940s.
As a physician involved directly in international and u. Top 4 quotes from the eleventh plague free book notes. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Now, twenty years later, the world is faced with a choicerebuild what was. The thrilling sequel to the equivoque principle picking up where the. From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the sparknotes the plague study guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays. The eleventh plague by jeff hirsch jenns bookshelves. This chapter is a kind of didactic catchall for camusrieux to vent personal feelings about the plague and all its implications. I will be giving a summary that does not spoil the ending.
The eleventh plague is a perfect book for anyone interested in an apocalypse based environment with weaponry and good situations, with a little romance. The eleventh plague literary analysis 515 words 123 help me. Depending on the study guide provider sparknotes, shmoop, etc. What is the plot for the book the eleventh plague answers. Jeff hirsch graduated from the university of california, san diego, with an mfa in dramatic writing, and is the author of the eleventh plague. The eleventh plague by jeff hirsch published by scholastic press on september 1st 2011 pages. Buy the paperback book the eleventh plague by jeff hirsch at indigo. Fifteenyearold stephen quinn and his family were among the few that survived. The eleventh plague, book by jeff hirsch paperback. The eleventh plague chapter one by scholastic audio free. The eleventh plague cornelius quaint chronicles, book 2 ebook. Jeff hirschs debut novel, the eleventh plague, is a commendable addition to the dystopian genre so popular among todays teen readers. For your reference, we provided these the eleventh plague quotes with page numbers using the following version of the book. Stephens dad told stephen that when they fell asleep they would free the slaves and get out of there.
The last plague was the worst of all a disease that felled the firstborn of every family, except in jewish families who marked their door with lambs blood. Two thirds of the population was killed off by a vicious strain of influenza. The plague cliffsnotes study guides book summaries, test. Within hours, thoroughbreds at the legendary churchill downs are dying of a virus that cannot be identified, even by the most expert veterinarians. What i will note is that i was totally disgusted with the spoiler alert way. Grandpa said that people used to think their home was their castle, but the eleventh plague made them all tombs. The eleventh plague literary analysis jeff hirsch novel. The eleventh plague chapters three and four mitchell291.
Two men came in behind the rifle, then a boy and woman cuffed together and led with horses reins. Jeff hirsch graduated from the university of california, san diego, with an mfa in dramatic writing, and is the usa today bestselling author of the eleventh plague and magisterium. He is the coauthor with gwyneth cravens of the black death and is the author of three books for children on public health concerns, drugs, smoking, and proper nutrition. Dec 09, 2012 the eleventh plague summary chapter 3 how we used blogs in class and how you think blogs could be made to be more effective. He is one of the first people in oran to urge that stringent sanitation measures be taken to fight the rising epidemic. The best part view 4 important quotes with page numbers from the eleventh plague by jeff hirsch. They call it the eleventh plague i rate this 4 stars because at some points it will drop off and pick up a couple of days later. The eleventh plague summary chapter 3 leave a comment. The eleventh plague by jeff hirsch, paperback barnes. The eleventh plague is a thinking persons medical novel. This book is really good and its a top rated book in my rating series. Throughout his life, he only knew how to live a life of a salvagera person who trades materials for goodssupplies and travels across the country. The eleventh plague hits disturbingly close to home, vividly depicting a world that has nosedived into a futuristic nightmare. The house is a nice place compared to other houses since most houses are barricaded, looted, or destroyed because of all the fear p11 the eleventh plague brought.
The eleventh plague chapters three and four december 4, 2011 by mitchell291 summary. I liked this quote a lot but it also means very much to the book because it is the last words stephen hears from his. In the aftermath of a war, americas landscape has been. In the aftermath of a war, americas landscape has been ravaged and two thirds of the population left dead from influenza. Just as they began to think the people had passed, the barrel of a rifle pushed through the door.
The eleventh plague summary and analysis free book notes. To ask other readers questions about the eleventh plague, please sign up. In the aftermath of a war, americas landscape has been ravaged and twothirds of the population left dead from a vicious strain of influenza. The lexile power v word selector identifies up to 10 challenging words in each book that are important for students to know. This year, many jews will rewrite the passover story from the book of exodus to include an eleventh plague covid19. The free the plague notes include comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. The eleventh plague by jeff hirsch goodreads share book. Aptly suited for the middleschool age group, i think had the author developed the characters and the back story a little more, this would be a compelling reader for teens as well. Sep 01, 2011 listen to eleventh plague audiobook by jeff hirsch. Apr 14, 2020 i encourage you to preorder plague of corruption, as that determines how much my publisher likely to spend on the marketing campaign. Sep 01, 2012 jeff hirschs debut novel, the eleventh plague, is a commendable addition to the dystopian genre so popular among todays teen readers. Every house i had ever known stank of rot, desperation, and fear.
It was only when he was 3 that the infection broke out. The main conflict in this book is that stephen quinn and his dad are one among the survivors of the eleventh plague and struggle to find food and other basic needs. The eleventh plague summary chapter 2 which of these do you think the main character would want most. I have not read the earlier book in the series but will definately be buying that now. The eleventh plague differentiates itself because it is actually very. The eleventh plague hits disturbingly close to home. The eleventh plague and millions of other books are available for instant access.
The elenventh plague by jeff hirsch the end by leigh the tabor author info recommendation author info continued. The eleventh plague book report by leigh tabor on prezi. The contest is open to addresses in the us and canada only, and will run until november 26, 11. Maybe im just getting tired of reading so much apocalyptic and dystopian ya, but this one just didnt really do much for me. Also, every preorder is counted on the day of the books release, meaning that if we get enough hopefully around 7,000 preorders it should end up on the new york times bestseller list. Biological warfare has wiped out twothirds of the american population decades earlier, and as a result society has collapsed. If it was true that all paths in our world led to only one place, then why not fill whatever path you chose with the best things you could find. The eleventh plague is a postapocalyptic world told from a males perspective which is a great change up from being told from a females dont get me wrong i love my female characters but nice to see a change every now and then. The eleventh plague is a pretty thoughtprovoking book about how. In order to enter, leave a comment here letting us know which is your favorite postapocalypse novelmovietv showcomic. This list reflects the top quotes from the book s key chapters. Dec 03, 2012 the eleventh plague summary chapter 3 how we used blogs in class and how you think blogs could be made to be more effective.
He goes through a crisis of hope in the book as he struggles with the rules that his. I would recommend it to some people, but it has a lot of pages so it took me a while to read. How to be productive at home from a remote work veteran. But the world that the adults in the eleventh plague remember from their youth is the. Fifteenyearold stephen quinn struggles to define his rules of survival in jeff hirschs excellent, taut debut novel. The eleventh plague summary chapter 3 how we used blogs in class and how you think blogs could be made to be more effective.
In an america devastated by war and plague, the only way to survive is to keep moving. What is the conflict in the eleventh plague answers. Somehow the plague always slipped in, under the doorways or through the windows like a mist, and killed them as they lay in their beds or sat at their dinner tables. The eleventh plague kills most of the people in the usa and the survivors civilization is thrown back about 200 to 300 years. Nov 21, 2011 the eleventh plague is a pretty thoughtprovoking book about how the actions of our nation, our culture, can impact the future. Share via email report story dad said everyone was scared and that fear had made the world into a huge pile of driedouttinder all it needed was a spark. In the eleventh plague, a series of events happens to change the story later on in the book. I bought this book because of the susanne collins blurb on the front. The eleventh plague is a story set in the desolate landscape of the postapocalyptic united states, after a brutal war between china and the u. The main character, stephen, lived all his life as a scavenger, picking up and selling salvage left over after a horrific war that left the world pretty desolate. The main character in stephen, who is a survivor in the apocalypse.
The next day stephen does not go to school and wanders around settlers landing until he winds up sitting on a field watching the class play baseball. This is a great book about the chinese dropping a bomb on the u. Rieuxs initial acceptance of the plague is a major scene in this first section, and as relief from this tension chapter 5 briefly changes the pace. Listen to eleventh plague audiobook by jeff hirsch. Allegedly coined by british philosopher and economist john stuart mill in the 19th century, dystopia describes a time and place filled with decay, misery, fear, and oppression. The eleventh plague book report by jack anderson on prezi. Some time in the past, the united states went to war with china and its. Im proud to announce that the eleventh plague made it onto the usa today bestseller list. The plague is a book by albert camus which weaves these emotions and events into one suspenseful tale. In the aftermath of a war, americas landscape has been ravaged and. The rain began getting heavier and lightning and thunder began lighting up the sky. No spoilers the part that happens halfway through the book is on the back cover so its not a spoiler the eleventh plague by jeff hirsch 3 stars. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The eleventh plague chapters fifteen and sixteen mitchell291.418 873 790 137 46 35 1278 797 308 1303 466 1635 1057 609 353 576 51 1502 203 1519 837 1144 699 49 521 1201 1582 15 1490 866 846 764 301 1424 1471 275 1483 474 1239 250 901 300 506 328 1376