Terms in this set (12)
Because of its greater length and scope, it has much more complexity than the short story.
Novel of Incident
The main focus is on the course and outcome of events in the plot
Novel of Character
The primary interest is in the protagonist's thoughts, feelings, and motives and in the ways that the characters develop.
Depicts a fictional world that closely resembles the events, social interactions, settings, motivations, and feelings encountered in everyday life.
Focuses on characters that are less three-dimensional and more likely to be depicted as either heroic or villainous.
Depicts the intellectual and emotional devvelopment of the protagonist from childhood into adulthood.
Set in a time and, often, a place removed from the period aand location in which it is written.
Comprised of a series of letters between characters
A work that derives its effects from eschewing such standard features of the genre as coherent plot, established setting, and sustained character development.
Incorporates into the narrative the process by which the author creates the work and the ways that the reader responds to it
Has a smaller cast of characters, often focusing on the protagonist; a simpler plot, usually centered on a single major conflict; a limited depiction of setting; and a more concentrated format, with descriptive details and dialogue selected for maximum significance and effect.
Falls between the novel and the short story in both length and complexity.