Review: Tarzan of the ApesUser Review - Elizabeth M. - Christianbook.com
Hollywood has done such a hack job on this; you can forget how intelligent a writer Edgar Rice Burroughs was. I was never a fan of the whole "Tarzan" idea, but my boys sure loved the story. They think all Tarzan movies are ridiculous now that they have read this. Read full review
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Tarzan of the Apes Critical Review
By: Megan Harbison
The book Tarzan of the Apes is such a great book. I love how it talks about Tarzan and his adventures living with the apes. The book gets so in depth with details and how he talks to his “ape family.” He finds this girl in the jungle and he saves her. The best part of this book is where Tarzan falls in love with the girl. He doesn’t know how to feel those feelings, but he tries so hard to learn how to express them.
Tarzan eventually wants this girl to stay with him. She can’t stay with him she has to go back home. Then she decides that maybe Tarzan can go back with her. At this time Tarzan is very confused. He doesn’t know what to do and he doesn’t know what is best for his family. Tarzan talks to his “mom” and she reminds him that his “family” will always be with him.
Tarzan is finally okay with the fact that he can go with the girl. A few days later he leaves with her and goes to be with the girl. When he makes it to the boat he gets in this big rumble with the men on the boat. One of his friends from the jungle hears him screaming for help. His friends come to the rescue and save Tarzan and the girl. Eventually, the girl decides to stay with Tarzan.
My personal opinion on this book is that it is very interesting. It is sort of like a hero type book with some romance. I love books that make it very confusing for me to figure out. They make me go back and have to reread something to figure out what went on before that happened. It just makes you think more about the characters of the book.
I think you should read this book. It is very interesting. The way the story is told is different than most books. It makes you seem like you’re in the book with the characters as well. The setting is very well set as well. The author done a very good job at all aspects of the book.
In conclusion, the book was very well and everyone should read it. The author did a great job. I love how everything just flowed from one problem to the next. It was never hard to read, and easy to comprehend. I give it a 5 star rating.