Novel Insights

Novel Insights

by David Leon Higdon
Novel Insights

Novel Insights

by David Leon Higdon



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At virtually all levels of the study, knowledge of many of the basic aspects and qualities of novels is assumed somehow to have entered the reader's understanding through osmosis, since they are often not discussed in the rush to cover characters and meaning. NOVEL INSIGHTS aims to acquaint the reader with basic mastery of such features as titles, epigraphs, structures, narrative voice, and styles which improve the reading experience and to increase understanding of what these features contribute to the wholeness of the novel. Definitions and pertinent examples from major novels of the last three centuries are provided in jargon-free discussions and questions designed to lead to further mastery of basic reading skills necessary for unlocking all the texts have to offer. The discussions begin with unlocking what knowledge the title gives to the reader, advances through consideration of the relationship between the teller and the reader, and concludes with basic strategies of understanding style,understanding character population, and identifying themes and meanings,

Product Details

BN ID: 2940045934732
Publisher: David Leon Higdon
Publication date: 05/07/2014
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: eBook
File size: 136 KB
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