How to Read Novels Like a Professor

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Of all the literary forms, the novel is arguably the most discussed . . . and fretted over. From Miguel de Cervantes's Don Quixote to the works of Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and today's masters, the novel has grown with and adapted to changing societies and technologies, mixing tradition and innovation in every age throughout history.

Thomas C. Foster—the sage and scholar who ingeniously led readers through the fascinating symbolic codes of

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Publisher:HarperCollins
ISBN:9780061977701
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Words: 95,960
Unique Words: 8,300
Avg Sentence (words): 18.91
Avg Word (chars): 4.46
Chapters: 36
Paragraphs: 1,022
People: 992
Places: 215
Things: 315
Adult Reading Time:6:24
Sentiment: 0.03
Intensity: 0.10
Profanity: 39
SAT Words: 1,137
Reading Level:9.3
Complexity Index: 125

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