Unformatted text preview: th century- 35% own at least one book i. Looked like sheets of paper folded (pamphlets) chapbooks c. Oral traditions were converted into print and then back into spoken language d. Very little text assumed short attention-span e. Mainly a collective activity f. 3 characteristics: fast-paced narrative, realistic detail, escape g. Life of an ordinary individual might be wroth telling (the hero is us) i. Our culture of narrative/story-telling has come to be all about misfits h. Epistolary novel (love letters exchanged b/w characters) i. Women marrying for love...
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