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The Bad Beginning

Book Review: Write TWO paragraphs.


Paragraph 1 - Summary (4-6 sentences)

- Make sure to include the characters, setting, climax/problem, and solution/conclusion.


Paragraph 2- Opinion (6-10 sentences)

- Write about why you like or dislike the book.

- What was your favorite part? Did you like the ending?

- Talk about the author’s style of writing.

- Explain whether you would recommend this book to others or not.

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Jason Ko
Jason Ko
13 oct. 2020

This book starts when Mr. Poe tells three children that their parents died in a fire in their mansion. The three children’s names are Sunny, Klaus, and Violet. Mr. Poe lets the children stay at his place for a while then tells them that their closest relative wants to adopt them. When they go to their relative Count Olaf, they find out he is an unkind person who gets drunk. He plans to steal the Baudelaire’s fortune. When they figure out he’s trying to marry Violet to get the fortune, Violet outsmarts Count Olaf. When they go to the play where Count Olaf is trying to marry Violet Count Olaf gets captured by Mr. Poe and a judge named Justic…

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Simple Ethan
Simple Ethan
08 oct. 2020

The Bad Beginning was about losing their parents due to the fire. The parent's friend Mr. Poe takes them to a relative name Count Olaf. Count Olaf treats them terribly. He just wanted the family's money. Count Olaf tries to marry the oldest daughter to get the money. However, the oldest daughter tricks Count Olaf tricks Count Olaf by tricking him by signing with the wrong hand. At the end, everyone finds about Count Olaf's true intentions. The police tried to capture him, but escaped with the help of his friends.

I enjoyed the book because unlike other books, it had a bad beginning and an unhappy ending. The book also had cool characters. Klaus is cool because he…

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Doyoon Yoo
Doyoon Yoo
05 oct. 2020

When Klaus, Violet, and Sunny were at the beach Mr.poe, the bankmanager came to them and said “your parents were burned in the fire they were in.” He said that they will be living with count Olaf. After they moved, they met a judge named Judge Strauss. Unfortunately, Count Olaf is trying to take their parents money(they were pretty rich btw). Count Olaf was being nice to them by giving them berries in their oatmeal. Klaus was reading all night to try to find out what Count Olaf is planning to do. In the morning he found that Count Olaf was trying to marry Violet to take over the money. When Klaus went to wake the other two Orphans Klau…

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Membre inconnu
01 oct. 2020

In the beginning there are three children named Violet, Klaus, Sunny. Sunny was a baby and Violet was the oldest. There parents were very rich . One day both of their parents died in a fire, so they were moved to there uncle's house. There uncle was really evil he tried to marry Violet so he can get the fortune Violet's parents had. They also saw a person named Justice who was really nice. When it was time to marry Violet tricked the marriage by writing with her left hand . Her uncle disappeared but when they were about to be adopted by Justice but Mr. Poe said there parents wanted them to be adopted by family so they just…


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Jacob
Jacob
30 sept. 2020

The Bad Beginning is a book about 2 parents dying in a fire. They were pretty rich and had 3 children named Violet, Klaus, and Sunny who have promised money when they are old enough. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny go to live with Count Olaf, their 3rd or 4th cousin. After they moved, they met a judge named Judge Strauss. Count Olaf unfortunately, is trying to steal their money and kill them. Count Olaf tries to steal money by a play that includes a marriage. He tells Violet to be the bride in the play. At the play, Violet luckily signed the contract with her left hand and law requires it to write with your writing hand(Violet was right handed).…


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