Fever 1793

Fever 1793 was written by Laurie Halse Anderson, and first published in 2000. It is a historical novel about a 14 year old girl, Matilda, trying to survive an outbreak of yellow fever.

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Who is Nathaniel Benson in the book Fever 1793?

Nathaniel Benson is a local painter whom Mattie has a crush on.

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Foods eaten in the book Fever 1793?

in page 90-91 there are food descriptions...

chapter 13-14 there are some...

page 138

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How many chapters are in Fever 1793?

29 and an epilogue

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Does Mattie's mother survive in Fever 1793?

Yes, she does survive but at the end she is very weak and very fragile.

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What is the theme of Fever 1793?

The main theme of the book is to "survive". Because of the yellow fever epidemic in 1793 in Philadelphia its hard for Maddie (14 year old girl and main character) to survive and live through it.

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Who wrote Fever 1793?

Laurie Halse Anderson

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Who are the minor characters in Fever 1793?

it is Natanil benson.eliza.and nell>

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What is Matilda's Mom's name in Fever 1793?

Lucille Cook

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What does the color yellow symbolize?

happiness, friendship

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Who is the author of the book Fever 1793?

Laurie Halse Anderson wrote Fever 1793.

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What is the moral of the book Fever 1793?

The moral of this novel is no matter what don't give up. don't go jump off a cliff, don't go shoot yourself, just figure out a way to improve what's going on in your life.

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What is the plot diagram for Fever 1793?

The plot diagram is a big diagram, and it starts the exposition, then the rising action then the climax then the falling action and finally the resolution.

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How many pages does Fever 1793 have?

243 including the epilogue

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What is the climax of the story Fever 1793?

You are incorrect. The climax is when the main problem comes to a head. The main problem is not the grandfather's life. The main problem is the fever. Its the part right before we know the fever is coming to an end. You can figure it out based on that and reading the book.

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How many pages does the book Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson have?

265 pages :)

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In Fever 1793 how was the fever solved?

When the first frost came, the fever went away because the mosquitoes carrying the disease died.

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Why does Eliza need asparagus grass fronds hung in the kitchen fever 1793?

bc the rats said so

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What is the theme in the book Fever 1793?

I would say one of the main themes in this book is Survival.

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Does Mattie's mom die in Fever 1793?


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What are some good books for the novice cook?

I have a book called Proffesional Cooking by Wayne Gisslen. It explains everything about most aspects of cooking all the way from sauses to baking. It helped me through my apprenticeship and eventually the information in that book made me chef. It covers the basics to advanced cooking techniques.

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Is Fever 1793 based on a true story?

The Characters in the book like Matilda are not real and probably did not exist. However the event which was a breakout of the Yellow Fever in Philadelphia was true and very very real. The EPIDEMIC or a severe outbreak of something killed nearly 5,000 or even more people.

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How does Matilda Cook grow throughout the book Fever 1793?

Mattie, at the beginning of the book, is a bratty and self absorbed teenager. She then becomes a victim of the Yellow Fever. After that, Mattie becomes a survivor of the Yellow Fever. Then, she turns into a caregiver. At the end, Mattie grows into an adult. Throughout her journeys and this book, Mattie grows and learns new experiences.

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Who was the protagonist of the book Fever 1793?

Matilda "Mattie" Cook

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What is some figurative language in Fever 1793?

"Bodies are piling up like firewood"

"Two bony hands curled around my shoulder like the claws of a panther"

"Life was a battle, and Mother, a tired and bitter captain"

"We walked past blocks of empty houses along streets that felt abandoned"

"My stomach took control"

"A roast beef bigger than a horse"

"The sun wasn't made of fire, it was a monstrous snowball"

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How does the book Fever 1793 end?

Not trying to be mean, but I don't really feel like answering this so I will give it to you brief:

A frost comes and everyone gets all happy and heads back to Philadelphia. Mattie and Eliza reopen the coffee shop and it bustles with business again. The run it differently then before. Nathaniel comes back out of the house and helps Mattie with the shop. The parrot never comes back. A little bit after the town is back to normal, President rides through town and then everyone sees a car behind his wagon. Mattie's mother is home.


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