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  • novel - 2572 Words Consider Sea of Poppies as a historical novel Indian English novel writing shares a literary community. For instance, during 1930s, novelists like Mulk Raj Anand, Raja Rao and R K Narayan had ‘Gandhi’ as a shared literary, philosophical and cultural influence. Then post-independence period of novel writing portrays the partition fiction and subsequently the trauma. The decade of 1980s onwards, novels are exhibiting the political scenario of the nation either it is by Rohinton Mistry or... 2,572 Words | 6 Pages
  • Novel - 1503 Words Chapter 8 Noli Me Tangere Published in Berlin (1887) * The bleak winter of 1886 was memorable in the life of Rizal for two reasons: 1. It was a painful episode for he was hungry, sick, and despondent in strange city and; 2. It brought him great joy, after enduring so much suffering, because his first novel Noli Me Tangere came off the press in March, 1887. Idea of Writing a Novel on the Philippines * His reading of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, w/c portrays the... 1,503 Words | 5 Pages
  • Novel - 847 Words Question: Write about a sad event and its effect on the characters in the novel that you have read. Give evidence to support your answer. Answer The novel that I have studied is Catch Us If You Can by Catherine MacPhail. This novel is about a young boy named Rory who lived alone with his grandfather. When Rory and Granda were separated due to a fire, Rory made a decision to run away with Granda so that they could be together. One of the sad event in this novel is when a fire broke out at... 847 Words | 2 Pages
  • Novel - 616 Words er 1. Introduction 2.1 Background Novel is a long prose narrative that describes fictional characters and events in the form of a sequential story. In general, novels consist of many different genres, such as adventure, science fiction, family, fantasy, and so on. In this paper, I will analyze a novel titled 20.000 Leagues Under the Sea. I analyze this novel because this novel has a genre of adventure, and I like everything related to an adventure, particularly an adventure under the... 616 Words | 4 Pages
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  • novels - 738 Words NOVELS, SOCIETY AND HISTORY S.NO. Name Novel Features Other specifications 1 Samuel Richardson Pamela Epistolary novel-(Written in the form of a series of letters) 2 Henry Fielding Tom Jones (1749) Costly for poor 3 Charles Dickens Pickwick Papers Serialized in a magazine known as “All the Round Year” Serialization allowed readers to relish the suspense. 4 Leo Tolstoy War and peace Russian novelist who wrote extensively on rural life and community. 5 Charles... 738 Words | 8 Pages
  • Novel - 523 Words Q: The concept of purification is essential in the thematic structure of the two novels. Compare the symbols of the purification in “The Mill on the Floss” and “Jane Eyre” . The mill on the floss and Jane Eyre are novels written in the late nineteenth century. First, "The Mill on the Floss" by George Eliot's. It tells the story of Tom and Maggie Tulliver, a brother and sister growing up on the river Floss near the village. "Jane Eyre" is the second novel. Jane Eyre the title of its title... 523 Words | 2 Pages
  • Novel - 1265 Words A novel is a long prose narrative that describes fictional characters and events in the form of a sequential story, usually. The genre has historical roots in the fields of medieval and early modern romance and in the tradition of the novella. The latter, an Italian word used to describe short stories, supplied the present generic English term in the 18th century. Further definition of the genre is historically difficult. The construction of the narrative, the plot, the relation to reality, the... 1,265 Words | 4 Pages
  • The Octopus Novel - 1269 Words StoryLines America is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and administered by the American Library Association to expand American understanding of human experience and cultural heritage. A Radio/ Library Partnership Exploring Our Regional Literature Additional support from Barnes & Noble The Octopus by Frank Norris StoryLines America Discussion questions In the mystical visions of Vanamee there is the suggestion of eternal reconciliation, a final moral rectitude... 1,269 Words | 4 Pages
  • Graphic Novels - 6542 Words Graphic Novels: Literature without Text? Jan Baetens Literary graphic novels: adaptation, illustration, collaboration, and beyond More and more, the hype surrounding the graphic novel concerns its literary qualities. Many graphic novels appear to have a literary subtext (in the case of adaptations) or present themselves, in a more radical form, as the visual development of a literary text that is completely reproduced within the graphic novel. In the former case, the literary graphic... 6,542 Words | 20 Pages
  • The Rise of the Novel - 821 Words The rise of the novel At the end of the 18th century a new literary genre started developing all over Europe: the Novel. It was a revolution whose roots were as old as the other literary genres. In fact, this new way of writing borrowed many narrative forms from other genres, such as diaries, biographies of adventurers, travellers’ tales and so on. But now let’s focus our attention on the main causes of the naissance and of the success of the novel: • The augmentation of learned... 821 Words | 3 Pages
  • Novel Titles - 23185 Words A Bushman Fictions/Novels by A Bushman A.L.O.E. Fictions/Novels by A.L.O.E. Abbott, Belle Kendrick Fictions/Novels by Belle Kendrick Abbott Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell o Little Eve Edgarton o Molly Make-Believe o White Linen Nurse, The Abbott, Jane Fictions/Novels by Jane Abbott Abbott, Lyman Fictions/Novels by Lyman Abbott Adam, G. Mercer Fictions/Novels by G. Mercer Adam Adams, Andy Fictions/Novels by Andy Adams Adams, F. Colburn Fictions/Novels by... 23,185 Words | 127 Pages
  • Novel and Robinson - 2214 Words Religion: A Trivial Conundrum Religion in fiction, much like religion in politics, has grown to be considered taboo. Religious characters are often expected to be comedic and used only as experimental or secondary. Their only true attribute is that of piety, playing on old stereotypes to drive the characterization. In a world where being politically correct gets in the way of day-to-day talk, approaching controversial topics in any form of writing can be seen as potentially... 2,214 Words | 6 Pages
  • Review of the Novel - 1695 Words Summary of The Alchemist About Novel:- The Alchemist is a great novel written by “Paulo Coelho”. It was first originally published in Portuguese language in 1988 by Editora Rocco and in English language it is published 1993. Because the author is Brazilian and Portuguese in national language of Brazil that’s why he first originally write that novel in Portuguese language. This novel is “An Allegorical Novel” and it has been translated in at least 72 languages and 140 million copies are sold... 1,695 Words | 4 Pages
  • Novel Frankenstein - 575 Words The novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is unique and different in various ways from other horror novels. The story was written in a romantic tone and is not the modern day gory horror story. Her works can be compared to some of the great novels of H.G. Wells such as The Time Machine and Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The most obvious link between the works of Shelley and Wells is that they both have a dominant theme of science fiction. Shelley stresses science fiction through the character of Victor... 575 Words | 2 Pages
  • Classic novels - 433 Words What can ‘classic’ books tell us about our history & culture? A classic book is a well-known book that is passed down generations and is usually, a classic will hold a depth that no one can hope to understand. Classic books create a strong statement towards history and culture, that still holds truth even long after. These books transcend the basic notions of a good book. A classic book has characteristics and themes that people enjoy reading even years from its original publishing. Classic... 433 Words | 1 Page
  • Gothic Novel - 359 Words  GOTHIC NOVEL The word "Gothic" has ben variously defined and interpreteted by various writer. Leslie Fielder says that Gothic shoddy mystery-mongerine, whereas F. Gunworth Fields defines the Gothic tradition, as a literary exploration of avenues to death. The editions of "The Reader's Companion to World Literature" consider the Gothic novel as a novel of horror based on supernatural. Montague summers maintains; Gothic was the essence of romanticism, and romanticism was the literary... 359 Words | 1 Page
  • Bildungsroman Novels - 4411 Words S U M M A R Y INTRODUCTION................................................................................................................. 1- BILDUNGSROMAN NOVELS......................................................................................... 2- TWO BILDUNGSROMAN NOVELS............................................................................. 3.1- Great Expectations........................................................................................................ 4,411 Words | 13 Pages
  • Novel and Emma - 2810 Words The Imperfect Heroin in Prose Fiction There is one particular feature that sets the novel apart from any other literary genre. Literature has the ability to transport you into a world that is a product of individual imagination yet the realism expressed in the novel serves as a tool or road that leads to the emerging of conceived images. It is a time travel that has the ability to restore any period of growth in society and humanity in general. Many times we refer to the novel when... 2,810 Words | 7 Pages
  • graphic novel - 1514 Words Graphic Novel Subject Guide 1 Graphic Novels Subject Guide Spring 2010 – Nova Scotia Public Libraries The Misunderstood Medium It is important to understand that the terms “comics” and “graphic novels” describe a medium rather than a genre. The difference is that a genre is a type of story, with certain rules that it must follow in order to fit into that genre. “Westerns,” “mysteries,” “romances” are examples of genre. A medium is a form of expression like movies, novels or poetry.... 1,514 Words | 7 Pages
  • Novel Essay - 692 Words When you read pieces of literature, what do you notice they have in common? You might notice they all have lessons. Authors depict their characters to face conflicts and to cope, for example Eliezer Wiesel from the novel Night and Holden Caulfield from the novel The Catcher in the Rye. Throughout the stories the two young men experience the hard parts of life and learn how to face them. To cope with someone or something the two characters faced a transformation that would mark their lives. In... 692 Words | 2 Pages
  • Growth of Novel - 2275 Words Monday, December 27, 2010 Reasons for the Rise of the Novel in the Eighteenth Century Introduction: The most important gifts of the eighteenth century to English literature are the periodical essay and the novel, neither of which had any classical precedent. Both of them were prose forms and eminently suited to the genius of eighteenth-century English men and women. The periodical essayist and the novelist were both exponents of the same sensibility and culture, and worked on the same... 2,275 Words | 6 Pages
  • A War Novel - 2641 Words Origins. A war novel is a novel in which the primary action takes place in a field of armed combat, or in a domestic setting (or home front) where the characters are preoccupied with the preparations for, or recovery from, war. It is sometimes referred to as military fiction. The war novel's main roots lie in the epic poetry of the classical and medieval periods, especially Homer's The Iliad, Virgil's The Aeneid, the Old English saga Beowulf, and different versions of the legends of King... 2,641 Words | 7 Pages
  • Epistolary Novel - 334 Words The word epistolary is derived through Latin from the Greek word ἐπιστολή epistolē, meaning a letter. An epistolary novel is a novel written as a series of documents. The usual form is letters. The epistolary form can add greater realism to a story, because it mimics the workings of real life The founder of the epistolary novel in English is said by many to be James Howell (1594–1666) with "Familiar Letters", who writes of prison, foreign adventure, and the love of women. There are two... 334 Words | 2 Pages
  • Novel and Regina - 1103 Words The Guardians: Critical Essay The Guardians by Ana Castillo, is a promising and highly recommended novel set in times when people were demonized strictly for being brown. It takes place along the borderlands and in New Mexico where it follows a strong independent woman who is on a desperate path to find her lost brother Rafa who she believes has been captured by the coyotes. The story goes into depth during undocumented times when the border was a fearful place where... 1,103 Words | 7 Pages
  • Novel Summary - 398 Words In the novel, Winter of the Ice Wizard by Mary Pope Osborne, the main characters are Jack and Annie.The story takes place in Christmas in Frog Creek Woods. Actually, it is a story about adventure, so the real story takes place in the Land where the northern seal people live. Jack and Annie are siblings. They are teenagers. They have plain faces. They like to go on adventure. They do some adventure job for an enchanter Merlin. In my opinion, they are nice, don’t think they have any problems.... 398 Words | 1 Page
  • graphic novel - 283 Words Introduction to teaching graphic novels in the English Foreign Language Classroom There are many methods and strategies in teaching EFL learners. In this case teachers should be able to decide whether a method is appropriate or not, which is not always easy. Teaching graphic novels is a clever strategy to capture the interest of nearly all students in a class. In general this phenomenon is sometimes difficult to achieve due to the fact that there are various learning types and it is not... 283 Words | 1 Page
  • Novel Types - 4726 Words ITL –NOVEL SELECTED TYPES Romantic – This form of novel goes beyond ordinary experience and social predicaments into make-believe. Something new is being searched for in an alternative world beyond familiar circumstances so that the novel's purpose is a moral or ideal issue. Nevertheless, the transportation to some idealized world, or going on a somewhat fantastic journey, can lead to disappointment, and its moral outcome. The characters' ideals can be crushed. The fantastical journey can be a... 4,726 Words | 13 Pages
  • victorian novel - 524 Words The Victorian Novel: main characteristics First of all in the Victorian Age the dominating literary form was the novel. It was in fact easier to be read and understood by simple people, its plot was more interesting than any other literary forms, the main protagonists of the novel were the same people who read it so that they felt deeply involved in the adventure told, the writer and his readers shared the same opinions, values and ideals because they belonged to the same middle class, the... 524 Words | 2 Pages
  • Teaching Novels - 2704 Words An exploration of the innovative methodologies requires an awareness of the goals and objectives of teaching literature in general and the novel in particular, the advantages of teaching novels and teaching methodologies. It is very difficult to agree on the goals of teaching literary texts. In the past, teaching literature was viewed as a way of making people better human beings and better citizens. The purpose of making English Literature a course of study at University College, London in... 2,704 Words | 8 Pages
  • Aspects of a Novel - 2305 Words ASPECTS OF A NOVEL by Prof. Raj Kumar Verma Professor, Department of English Sri Aurobindo College University of Delhi Today we are here to discuss to know and to analyse how to read a novel. Reading of a novel is an activity which as readers of literature which as readers of story. All of us who have some degree of education are quite familiar with and yet despite that familiarity despite having read quite a few novels for entertainment for knowledge purpose or simply for the sake of... 2,305 Words | 6 Pages
  • Character and Novel - 1726 Words POSSIBLE ESSAY ANSWERS “I have not known a days peace and contentment in my life.” Discuss this statement in light of the various internal conflicts faced by Makhaya in the novel. Support your ideas with details from the novel. In the novel When Rain Clouds Gather by Bessie Head, we are a spectator to trials and tribulations of Makhaya, the protagonist. While many of these trials are external, they also impact on his state of mind and on his emotional detachment. As an individual,... 1,726 Words | 5 Pages
  • The Novel in Africa - 1207 Words THE NOVEL IN AFRICA John Maxwell Coetzee is a South African essayist, novelist, linguist, literary critic and translator. He has also won the Noble prize in the Literature category. The following lecture ‘The Novel in Africa’ was given by him in the University of California in Doreen B.Townsend Center for the Humanities. This lecture is a fictionalized creation of J.M .Coetzee, which upholds his belief that, “…a true sense in which writing is dialogic; a matter of awakening counter voices... 1,207 Words | 3 Pages
  • Novel and Black Africans - 1287 Words Write a critical analysis of Aphra Behn' novella Oroonoko, paying special attention to the representation of black Africans. What makes Oroonoko a positive character? Is he superior or inferior to the whites in the novella? Oroonoko a Royal slave or a monstrous Negro “ I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their... 1,287 Words | 4 Pages
  • Rise of the English Novel - 5123 Words The Rise of the English Novel English literature has a long and colorful history. From the masterfully written old English tales of Chaucer to the countless Shakespearian dramas to the poetic verses of Tennyson, England has produced some of the richest treasures of the literary world. Not until the eighteenth century, however, did a type of literature develop that completely broke the traditions of the past and opened the door to a whole new generation of writers. This new genre was... 5,123 Words | 14 Pages
  • Pamela as Epistolary Novel - 3032 Words Introduction The reason why I chose this topic is that during the second year we had it as part as our acquaintances and it was at that time that I had gone through its summary. I loved reading it and wished to know more about it in detail. Thus, when I came across it as a part our syllabus in M.A., I readily took it up as my research topic, as it was not just the novel but the form of the novel as well that particularly interested me. Because epistolary novel is something which I had come... 3,032 Words | 10 Pages
  • Revenge: Novel and Creature - 931 Words Revenge is a strong negative emotion, that some people may feel they need to do in order to lay something to rest. Some people may seek revenge because they might not be able to deal with the situation in another way. Others may want to get revenge because the person may possible deserved it. In some cases, revenge can be justified as a punishment. In a novel “Frankenstein” author Mary Shelley, revenge is justified as a punishment. If a person commits a crime, they should be punished as with any... 931 Words | 3 Pages
  • Jane Eyre Is a Romantic Novel Jane Eyre can easily be classified as a romantic novel. The term “romantic” usually brings to mind images of love, however, it is much more than that. It is filled with emotion and freedom and can also be seen as the main conflict of the narrative because that is what the characters central struggles evolve around which is why “Jane Eyre” which can easily be classified as a romantic novel. Throughout the novel romance can be portrayed in many ways such as Berthas acts of arson. She is known... 833 Words | 2 Pages
  • Comparing two fictional novels Comparing and contrasting two fictional novels Telling the difference between two fictional novels is a simple task but finding a similarity within them both is a hard thing to do, or so you may think. When I think of the comparison of the two novels, which I need to pick, there are many books in which I have read before but none as interesting as what I am about to share. One of the books is “Daughter of the Sea, Hannah” by Kathryn Lasky. The other one is “The Fallen” by Thomas E. Sniegoski.... 798 Words | 2 Pages
  • The Great Gatsby Is A Cynical Novel The Great Gatsby is a cynical novel To what extent do you agree with this, following you reading of chapters one and two? In the novel “The Great Gatsby” we see many references to cynicism. For example in the first chapter we hear from Nick Carraway the narrator of the novel who, himself reveals that he has a tendency to be quite cynical towards others. This is because he has “feigned sleep, preoccupation, or hostile levity”1 when he realises that for “some unmistakeable sign that an intimate... 1,478 Words | 4 Pages
  • Sons and Lovers as Psychological Novel D. H. Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers as a Psychological Novel – Sons and Lovers belongs to the category of psychological fiction. The remarkable development of psychological novel is a notable phenomenon of the twentieth century literary scene. The psychology of the characters and the typical problems, emanating from a particular psychological pattern form the staple of a psychological novel. This psychological novel has been ushered in by Virginia Woolf and James Joyce. The psycho-analytical... 4,688 Words | 11 Pages
  • Literature and English Novel - 1884 Words These lectures are part of great courses serious they’re produce by the teaching company the great courses cover abroad ray of university level discipline the lectures in each course are either 30 or 45 minutes long by listening for less than an hour a day you can finish even belong this course in just a week browse catalog in a website and imagine how you could learn if you spent just 30 minutes a day for the next year in a best college class room in the world. The lectures are... 1,884 Words | 5 Pages
  • Novel Analysis: The Client The novel The Client of John Grisham evolves with the struggles of a young boy who had witnessed a suicide incident and who almost knew everything about a very serious crime but felt so uncertain to deal with these changes and consequences of the situations that happened. Mark Sway, the young hero of the novel (and also of the movie because it was filmed by famous Hollywood stars), was the aggressive type of person who wanted to try and sneak out on all things. And coincidentally, he and his... 848 Words | 3 Pages
  • Frankenstein Novel Evaluation - 2375 Words Frankenstein Novel Evaluation Form, Structure and Plot Frankenstein, an epistolary novel by Mary Shelley, deals with epistemology, is divided into three volumes, each taking place at a distinct time. Volume I highlights the correspondence in letters between Robert Walton, an Arctic seafarer, and his sister, Margaret Saville. Walton's letters to Margaret basically explain his expedition at sea and introduce Victor Frankenstein, the protagonist of the novel. Volume II is essentially... 2,375 Words | 7 Pages
  • Reaction About Twilight Novel Seventeen year old Bella moves from sunny Phoenix to rainy Forks, Washington, but the new school is the least of her troubles. She soon finds herself attracted to a mysterious boy who seems to be infuriated by her mere presence. Soon, however, the truth comes out and the two become inseparable. Bella never dreamed she'd fall in love, let alone with a vampire named Edward. Throughout the novel, he fights to save her, from himself and from others. Those who will enjoy this novel most are teens... 353 Words | 2 Pages
  • Novel and Dialectical Journals - 1027 Words 1. American Literature - Dialectical Journals What is a Dialectical Journal? A dialectical journal is a record of your dialogue (conversation) with the book you are reading. It is also called a double entry or reader response journal. In this journal, you will write down your thoughts, questions, comments, predictions, and ideas while you read. The process helps you develop critical reading skills and encourage you to expand your reflective writing. Your Assignment -... 1,027 Words | 5 Pages
  • Graphic Novel and Watchmen - 740 Words 1 15 April 2013" Watchmen" " In the novel Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons created, Watchmen is based in 1985 with Richard Nixon as president in his fourth term, the Cold War is at its worst point, and the nation’s superheroes comprise of a bunch of unstable, deadbeats, who mostly are without actual superpowers. When the story begins, one of the superheroes, the Comedian, is murdered. What happens after is an extremely dense, beautiful, depressing story that begins as a crime mystery and... 740 Words | 4 Pages
  • The Joys of Reading a Novel - 400 Words The Joys of Reading A Novel As soon as a novel must be read or becomes part of a literary course, the joy of reading it is immediately lost due to the fact that the particular novel may not be interest to the student, the student may hurry to finish the novel and by the extent to which the novel is studied. The joy of reading a novel is lost when a novel is not of interest to the reader because the reader would not be able to relate to any of the characters, and would therefore... 400 Words | 2 Pages
  • Misery: Novel and Annie Wilkes Misery by: Stephen King Book Report The stories setting takes place in Western Colorado. In Western Colorado in a home of a retired nurse named Annie is where the whole story takes place. Annie's home is a two story log cabin out in the middle of nowhere. The closest neighbors are miles away. It takes place in the middle of winter snow storms. The story is about Paul Sheldon who is the author of a best-selling series of romance novels featuring its popular... 799 Words | 2 Pages
  • The development of the novel in the 20th century 4. The novel from 1881 to 1914 Over the eighteen eighties there was a split in fiction. The first indication towards it was Henry James' essay "The Art of Fiction" (1884), which referred to the novelist's calling as a "Sacred office". Besides, there appeared a stratification of fiction due to primary education for all. Parallel to this, novelists saw themselves apart from the public, as dedicated men. This new modern conception involved dignity and a sense of glory. Another change was from the... 1,423 Words | 5 Pages
  • Novel and Issue No.i - 4636 Words LITSEARCH ISSN 2277-6990 (Print) Writing the Real, Reviving the Tradition: A Reading of Bhalchandra Nemade’s Kosla (Cocoon) Somnath B. Barure Assistant Professor, P. G. Dept. of English, Vasantrao Naik Govt. Institute of Arts & Social Sciences (Morris College), Pandit Nehru Road, RBI- Square, Nagpur- 440001 An article in Lokrang- Loksatta, a Marathi daily in Maharashtra, reminded the age of evergreen Kosla, by a veteran Marathi discussing writer the Bhalchandra reasons... 4,636 Words | 16 Pages
  • Raw: Novel and Brett - 1030 Words Raw Essay Institutions can have positive and negative effects that can alter and individual's perceptions, judgment and values. "Raw" by Scott Monk, "Hard Rock" by Etheridge Knight and "Dangerous Minds" by John N. Smith help communicate an understanding of how such institutions can reform an individual. The novel "Raw" written by Scott Monk, is simple in style but introduces interesting and an acceptable insight to the concept of "the institution and the individual experience". Brett... 1,030 Words | 3 Pages
  • english novel essay - 1271 Words Name: Dean Ray Student Number: 12126632 Course: 2nd year B.A. Module: Eh4734 Word Count: 1190 Question 1. Discuss the importance of the urban environment in relation to The Catcher in the Rye by Holden Caulfield, Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle, Angela’s Ashes by Frank Mc Court and The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi. No matter what we discuss, whether it is a novel, drama, play or a type of film the urban environment will always have a major... 1,271 Words | 4 Pages
  • Blueback Novel Essay - 702 Words Blueback Essay In novels, characters are used to help the author show the way they are constructed. It is evident in the novel Blueback, by Tim Winton (1997), the construction of characters are what Winton uses to communicate the ideas that Abel is passionate about the sea, Abel fights for what he believes in and that Abel is loyal to his friends and family. These ideas are easily found, through narrative point of view and dialogue. It is clear that the author must deliver, character... 702 Words | 2 Pages
  • Female Characters in Novels. - 608 Words Stamford University Bangladesh Topic: Treatment of Female Characters in Pride and Prejudice, Great Expectations, The Scarlet Letter, and The Return of the Native. Course Title : Undergraduate Research Course code : ENGL-490 Course Teacher: Prof.Syed Anwarul Haq Submitted By : Marufa Akther. Id:03705884 Batch : 37th Abstract English novels deal with female characters in a very magnificent... 608 Words | 3 Pages
  • Response to Novel 'Disgrace' - 1003 Words The novel ‘Disgrace' by J. M. Coetzee was an eye opening and a thrilling ride through the pages. This story has put a strong emphasis on the idea of nemesis in real life. Lurie, the main character sexually harassed his student and in return he lost his job, his friends, respect from colleagues, and in an indirect, cynical way his daughter was gang raped. He has to live with all sorts of regrets and intense thoughts about where he has gone wrong. Lurie tries to engage himself in his daughter's... 1,003 Words | 3 Pages
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  • Spies: Superb Little Novel Spies by Michael Frayn (Faber and Faber) There have been so many novels recently drawing on or purporting to draw on memories of a childhood under apartheid that we may be inclined to assume that this kind of inverse nostalgia is a peculiarly South African phenomenon. Even Barbara Trapido, who has lived most of her adult life in England, has chosen to set her latest novel in the South Africa of her youth. And yet, of course, the childhood-underapartheid novel is only a local variant of a... 898 Words | 3 Pages
  • The Rise of the Novel in the Eighteenth Century The Rise of the Novel in the Eighteenth Century ( A Brief Summary of the first three lectures) 1- The first half of the eighteenth century marks the rise of a new literary genre: works of prose called today ‘novels’. 2- The novel has its roots in the short tales of the middle and Elizabethan ages, like romances and other adventure stories. 3- Romances- also called “French romances”- are fictitious, fanciful stories in prose about knights and... 1,945 Words | 5 Pages
  • Novel and Topic Sentence - 310 Words In-Class Essay: Their Eyes Were Watching God Prompt: Their Eyes Were Watching God is concerned with issues of speech and how speech is both a mechanism of control and a vehicle of liberation. Discuss the role of silence and speech in the book and how that role changes throughout the novel. * Note – Janie’s speech and silence will be the main focus of the essay although references to other character will be made. Format: 5 paragraphs – Introduction, 3 body paragraphs, conclusion... 310 Words | 2 Pages
  • The Advantages/Disadvantages of the Epistolary Novel The epistolary novel is an old form of novel that uses letters written by and between characters to tell the plot. In We Need to Talk About Kevin there is only one writer, the mother Eva Khatchadourian, who is writing to her separated husband, Franklin. The advantages of the epistolary novel are that the reader is privy to the private thoughts and feelings of the character-writer; everything – the plot, the setting, other characters and any theme that the author intends – is depicted from their... 656 Words | 2 Pages
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  • Attachments-a novel :review - 418 Words  The first half of the book was entirely gloomy and kind of depressing, but then I guess that’s (maybe) kind of the whole point.. to show the transition. Lincoln was like the most depressing, hopeless, lost person I’ve come across as a hero in a romance novel. His lethargy was almost palpable and the lost, directionless, purposeless feeling that pulls you back if not completely under at some point in life something that any reader could identify with..that I kept me reading..(its kinda hard to... 418 Words | 1 Page
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