How Do You Define A Novel?


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Arlene Fernandes Profile
A novel is defined as a fictional story involving a plot which is revealed by actions of different characters. It is a type of a lengthy story. It contains a series of events of different genre such as romance, action, thriller, history, Goth and many more. It usually contains a lot of people and how the story affects their lives. Novels evolved in England, Russia, United States and the former Soviet Union. Imagination is an essential part of a novel. Some of the famous novelists include, Daniel Defoe, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens and in today's world Paulo Coelho, Dan Brown among others.
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Akshay Kalbag answered
The word novel, when used as noun, is defined as an extended work of fiction which is written in prose. Novels are usually written in the form of a story. The adjective form of the word novel is synonymous with the adjective fresh, which means pleasantly new, different, original and of a kind which has never been seen before. A novel is basically a book which has been printed and bound. It contains a work of fiction which is extended.

A person who writes a novel is known as a novelist. A novel is a work that comprises written narrative, prose or fiction which is usually in the form of a story. The English word novel has been derived from the Italian word novella, which means a tale or a piece of news. A novel is usually longer than a tale or a piece of news. It is a story that contains at least 40, 000 words or more. It has a more complex plot than either a short story or a novella. Novels are not bound by the structural and metrical restrictions of plays or poetry.

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