Galatea by Madeline Miller

Galatea

Madeline Miller

fiction fantasy short stories adventurous dark fast-paced

20 pages | first published 2013

Description

In Ancient Greece, a skilled marble sculptor has been blessed by a goddess who has given his masterpiece – the most beautiful woman the town has ever seen – the gift of life. Now his wife, Galatea is expected to be obedience and humility personifi...
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Moods

dark 78%
sad 44%
emotional 42%
reflective 22%
tense 21%
mysterious 16%
adventurous 10%
challenging 9%
inspiring 6%
hopeful 3%
lighthearted 1%
funny 0%
informative 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

fast 75%
medium 22%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 10% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 28% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 31% | No: 23% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 67% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 14% | Yes: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 44% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 7%

Average rating

3.89