marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

Aspects of the Novel

Aspects of the Novel by E.M. Forster

An interesting look at some aspects of fiction.

The difference between just telling events and having cause and effect. The use of flat characters. Fantasy, which just brushes on the edge of the genre as we know it.

Some parts I didn't like -- like his unexplained contempt for pure story. And the writer may find it a bit abstract.
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