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    The reason fiction is usually read at a faster speed when compared to prose or drama, is because fiction tells a story. From childhood we are accustomed to hearing stories: from our parents, gran...

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    One of the fine arts, literature has been defined and redefined by many. But one thing is certain: the term literature applies to written works of drama, poetry, and novel/fiction. In contemporary...

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    "There was no really good true war book during the entire four years of the war. The only true writing that came through during the war was in poetry. One reason for this is that poets are not...

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    Although precise periodization varies somewhat, the "modern" period in English literature generally falls between the two world wars, World War I and World War II. There were both "modernist" and...

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    Language: The English language was undergoing a period of rapid change between Chaucer and Shakespeare. Chaucer was writing in what was termed Middle English towards the end of the Great Vowel...

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    There are many major English novels that you might consider reading. Most of the major English novels are quite long, but there are some shorter novels that are part of the literary canon.Some...

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    in The Riverside Shakespeare, Harry Levin writes, They [Shakespeare's plays] have been virtually canonized as humanistic scriptures, the tested residue of pragmatic wisdom, a general collection of...

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    Massachusetts and Pennsylvania were charter colonies established by religious minorities looking for freedom from persecution. People there made their living from subsistence farming and trading,...

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