This novel ties closely with the novel Jane Eyre , in theme, plot ..

This novel ties closely with the novel Jane Eyre , in theme, plot and characters.

Literary Qualities of Rebecca | Novel Summaries Analysis

Forester had said, "No other popular writer {Du Maurier} has so triumphantly defied classification… She satisfied all t questionable criteria of popular fiction, and yet satisfied too, the exact requirements of "real literature", something very few novelist do." Daphne Du Maurier died in 1985, at the age of 82....

Although Kelroy is a novel of manners, the story contains more plot than the other nineteenth century novels in its category.

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'Now two fresh names to young people’s fiction refashion contemporary emotional kaleidoscopes into teen chick lit, a category of writing with its own conventions ... Their (Anna Carey and another author’s) skill shows their deft handling of plot and in th

'Written in diary form, this is a funny book which many teenage girls will identify with even if their mother is not a bestselling novelist.'

At the risk of self-promoting, you might want to look at my book, Planning Your Novel: Ideas and Structure. I walk you through how to plan a novel and choose your characters, setting, theme, etc. It covers plotting as well as character and story development, and it will probably help you to have specific exercises that go through all the steps to writing a novel. It’s very hands-on and goes step by step, and you use each piece learned in the next section to build on your skills.

Rebecca West (1892-1983) was a prolific writer who tried every literary genre; journalism, literary critique, the short story and the novel.


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My favorite YA author would be a guy called Robin Jarvis, he's a totally underrated British author who writes stories of dark magic and murder and cults that are rich in history and full of plot twists. I have read his books since I was eleven & still buy his new releases now :)

Often the plot itself is built around a mystery, ..

The representation of Jews in Ivanhoe, through the character Rebecca, outlines the most important themes within the novel such as chivalry, romance, and centuries long English Anti-Semitism.

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Richard Thomas is the award-winning author of seven books: three novels—Disintegration and Breaker (Random House Alibi), and Transubstantiate (Otherworld Publications); three short story collections—Staring Into the Abyss (Kraken Press), Herniated Roots (Snubnose Press), and Tribulations (Cemetery Dance); as well as one novella in The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books). With over 100 stories published, his credits include Cemetery Dance, PANK, storySouth, Gargoyle, Weird Fiction Review, Midwestern Gothic, Arcadia, Qualia Nous, Chiral Mad 2 & 3, and Shivers VI (with Stephen King and Peter Straub). He has won contests at ChiZine and One Buck Horror, and has received five Pushcart Prize nominations to date. He is also the editor of four anthologies: The New Black and Exigencies (Dark House Press), The Lineup: 20 Provocative Women Writers (Black Lawrence Press) and Burnt Tongues (Medallion Press) with Chuck Palahniuk. He has been nominated for the Bram Stoker, Shirley Jackson, and Thriller awards. In his spare time he is a columnist at LitReactor and Editor-in-Chief at Gamut Magazine. His agent is Paula Munier at Talcott Notch. For more information visit .

Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca - Strand Mag

I’m redrafting by YA fantasy novel and attempting to weave in a subplot. Number 2 is the one I think I need to work on but I’m going to review all the others carefully. Thanks for this focused and clear list.

One of the major themes of the novel is the narrator’s ..

Rebecca Skloot’s inclusion of her knowledge in science to provide her credibility and numerous information of all her characters in the novel helps develop the rhetorical strategy of ethos.