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The American Novel

The characteristics of the 19th century American novel differ based upon the period to which is being referred to. There were three different writing movements which took place during the 19th...

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The American Novel

Mark Twain, Henry James, and William Dean Howells, although they wrote very different types of novels. approached novel writing as an exercise in the objective analysis of uniquely American events...

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The American Novel

It is always dangerous to generalise and find literary techniques and styles for all the novels of a particular era as writers and texts always retain a certain degree of individuality. Yet, with...

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The American Novel

The current genre of contemporary realistic American novel aims to show the real life experience of American youth. This genre has expectations that setting, action and events reflect what students...

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The American Novel

Fitzgerald wrote two novels that were largely autobiographically based, Tender is the Night and This Side of Paradise. More autobiographical than his other works, Tender Is the Night tells the...

Latest answer posted September 16, 2012 3:09 pm UTC

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