By Laurie Halse Anderson
Character Analisys: Matilda Cook
In Fever: 1793 Mattie changed a lot.She went from a lazy teenager to a hard working young woman. At the beginnig of the book Mattie would over sleep and slack off. Then at the end of the book she was adding a new floor, extending, and running the coffehouse. The above evidence is important because it discusses how Mattilda Cook grew throughout the book.
Five Story Elements
The conflict in the story is Matilda Cook trying to survive the Yellow Fever epidemict.
The setting is Philadelphia in the year 1793.
The crisis is when Matilda has to choose whether to go to the countryside or stay in the city.
The climax is when Mattie goes back to the coffee house and decides to stay in the city.
The resolution is when the fever ends, everyone , including Lucile, comes home.