Elements of a novel.ppt - Opening Question What does this quote near the end of the novel tells us about not only about Tom and Daisy but also about the

Elements of a novel.ppt - Opening Question What does this...

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Opening Question What does this quote near the end of the novel tells us about not only about Tom and Daisy, but also about the novel’s larger message to it’s readers? “They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made.”
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“Everything in Literature Happens for a Reason!”
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The word “Novel” A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella , "new") is an extended, fictional narrative in prose. A “novella” is a short novel – from 40 – 120 pages generally.
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Verisimilitude The appearance of truth recognizable settings and characters in real time “ the close imitation of men and manners… the very texture of society as it really exists.” The novel emerged when authors fused adventure and romance with verisimilitude and heroes that were not supermen but ordinary people, often, insignificant nobodies
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Genres Fiction (Not Real) Non-Fiction (Real) Drama Poetry Fairy Tales Short Story Realistic Fiction Historical Fiction Novels Essays Biography Autobiography Speeches
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Analyzing Fiction Plot Characters Setting Point of view Tone
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Plot (definition) Plot is the organized pattern or sequence of events that make up a story. Every plot is made up of a series of incidents that are related to one another.
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Analyzing Fiction Plot
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