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  • The Victorian Novel: The Success Of The Victorian Novel

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    that the importance and popularity of the Victorian novel was partly because of the success of Sir Walter Scott's novels. They created a fashion for the series novel, published in monthly parts. This fashion went on for most of the rest of the century being most novels of the Victorian period published in serial forms, that is, individual chapters appearing in subsequent journal issues. As such, demand was high for each new appearance of the novel to introduce some new element, whether it be a plot

  • Dystopian Novels

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    Plato and later used by Sir Thomas More in 1516 in his book Utopia. The book features a fictional island named Utopia and all its customs. This book prompted and generated more innovative genres, including that of dystopian novels. Dystopian novels, like any other well-written novel, contain a strongly developed protagonist and a mysterious, controlling antagonist. Often, the author labels the government or leader of the corrupt society as the antagonist. The authors have a propensity to use the ignored

  • The Novel in Africa

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    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 in

  • Jane Austen 's Novel Of The Novel Emma

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    In this particular film adaptation of the novel Emma, the character Jane Austen presents in the novel is the type of person who likes to meddle in other people’s lives. In this particular adaptation of Emma, Emma is portrayed through the character Cher. Cher is also a meddler in other people’s lives. This sets the film up for an interesting and developing plot. Cher Horowitz illuminates Emma Woodhouse because they both exist in that precarious realm where lovable threatens to tip over into loathsome

  • Rise of the English Novel

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    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 appropriately

  • Stream of Consciousness Novel

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    by philosopher William James in his book Principles of Psychology (1890) to describe the uninterrupted flow of perceptions, memories and thoughts in active human psyche. As a literary term, however, it denotes a certain narrative technique used in novels in which the narrator records in minute but somewhat abstract way whatever passes through his or her conscious mind. The socalled ‘stream of consciousness’ in a work of

  • Summary Of The Novel Crank

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    ironically causing more struggle, while trying to escape her own. Chapter 17- A novel which I have read that depicted sex, but was not described was Crank. The narrator, Bree writes about her first sexual experience in comparison to first high. Bree explains her first experience as unreal when her pulse began rising, and she felt herself “fly high”. Chapter 18- A baptism scene from a literal work I can recall is from the novel Crank as well. Bree’s child is born, and soon after her mom is responsible

  • The Novel ' Perpetual Fear '

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    Perpetual Fear The experience of Luo and the narrator in the Balzac novel are vastly different than real prison camps during the Cultural Revolution. In the novel, the leaders are ignorant and the boys easily outsmart them. In real prison camps, the leaders were violent and very strict. The boys also used literature as an escape from their lives, but the books they read were banned and would get people in reeducation killed. Lastly, the boys were able to roam around and had the ability to go wherever

  • Mr. Quiring In The Novels

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    All the appearances of characters in any novels have their different roles developing their novels, even a minor appearance. Mr. Quiring in the novel a complicated kindness is not exceptional. Although he rarely appears in the novel, but plays a crucial role to promote the protagonist, Naomi. Mr. Quiring, a teacher gives Nomi the ideas and the lessons which she hard forgets. Mr. Quiring is a teacher who always prepares carefully before his class, which can be considered by his student, Naomi. She

  • Theme Of The Novel Untouchable

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    M. Forster who wrote a foreword to his novel, "Untouchable". Mulk Raj Anand received the International Peace Prize from World Peace Council. Sahitya Akademi Award, "Padma Bhushan" and Leverhulme Fellowship are some of the awards and accolades during his long literary career. The Library of Congress has more than one hundred and fifty publications by and on him in its collection. 2.0 Literary Works of Anand: Anand became immensely popular with his early novels Untouchable, Coolie and Two leaves and