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Aspects of the Novel

E.M. Forster's Aspects of the Novel began as a collection of lectures on fiction he gave at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1927. He was talking about the novel from his role as a distinguished...

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Aspects of the Novel

In the chapter "People" from Aspects of the Novel, E. M. Forster talks about the development of characters in a novel. He starts by comparing the historical characters in history books to the...

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Aspects of the Novel

A theme is a central idea of a work of literature. Themes usually involve some sort of moral, lesson, or message that the author wishes you to come away with after reading the work. Often there...

Latest answer posted March 12, 2008, 8:57 pm (UTC)

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Aspects of the Novel

Charles Mauron was Forster's French translator and he was an important literary critic of the first half of the twentieth century. In her book Formalism and the Freudian Aesthetic, Linda Hutcheon...

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Aspects of the Novel

There are several critical essays here at eNotes which you may find helpful: http://www.enotes.com/aspects-novel/use-figurative-language...

Latest answer posted January 13, 2008, 4:16 am (UTC)

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Aspects of the Novel

Literary critics would argue that all writers belong to all schools; the real key is what you look for in a novel. Thus, both a historical critic and a postcolonial critic might be interested by...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2008, 12:22 pm (UTC)

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Aspects of the Novel

We should begin by clarifying what is meant by the term "story". The characters act and are acted upon by the mise-en-scene, the other characters, and so forth; the plot is the narrative...

Latest answer posted September 22, 2012, 1:07 am (UTC)

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