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The Raging Quiet is beautifully written in lyrical language. Readers may see some of the plot twists coming, but there are plenty of surprises, too, to keep them wondering what will happen next.
Other YA novels about medieval superstitions: Breath by Donna Jo Napoliabout a boy in Germany who is treated as an outcast because of his chronic lung disease; based on the folk tale "The Pied Piper of Hamlin. The raging quiet sherryl jordan info The Witch's Brat by Rosemary Sutcliffabout a boy in twelfth-century England whose mother is suspected of being a witch.
More info Nonfiction about superstitious beliefs and practices of the Middle Ages: In this hostile environment the parish priest and an outcast boy Marnie dubs Raven are the young widow's only allies.
She realizes that Raven is deaf rather than--as the superstitious townsfolk believe--possessed by demons, and develops a sign language with which the two young people the raging quiet sherryl jordan fueling suspicions of witchcraft.
Jordan blends a zealous supporting cast with the flavor of Hawthorne with the societal forces of Hardy as she plays out Marnie's tortuous fate.
This is particularly so in the case of Marnie, a young woman who suffered emotionally and sexually during her short marriage. The role of intimacy based on trust and respect is beautifully explored, the scenes between The raging quiet sherryl jordan and Raven all the more poignant for their healing, profound nature.
Interestingly, while the novel is deliberately vague on its time and location particulars, Jordan bases her portrayal of witch trials and rituals on historical fact.
These are among the most powerful scenes in the book, such cruelty levied against a young woman simply for being different.
Despite the message-based content of The Raging Quiet, it is not a didactic or overtly moralising novel.