Overview of Victorian Novels

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Victorian Novels I have always been a reader; even though I read books mainly written in my native language, I still enjoy wandering through novels that written in English. I love to discover new cultures, ideas, and believe. Also, I enjoy criticizing the author and understand his or her writing style. Most of the time, I try to find a different ends to the same story. When I was a child, books were every thing in my life , as of today books is the second most important thing to me, while my children and their education are always come first . Since I was a child, any simple thing in the story can attract my attention, such as the name of objects, authors, unique practices or the name of other religions. As I read Carr's book The Shallows, So many things attract my attention. However, the most important thing that attracts my interest and loved to learn more about is the Victorians Novels. Carr mentioned the Victorian novels in chapter six , he said "when a printed book, whether a recently published scholarly history or two hundred year old Victorian novel is transferred to an electronic device connected to the internet, it turn into something like a web site , its words become wrapped in all distractions of the net worked computer. Its links and other digital enhancements propel the reader hither and yon. It loses what the lat John Updike called its "edge" and dissolves into the vast, rolling waters of the Net "(104). The word Victorians made me think about the famous queen of England Queen Victoria, mainly I imagined the way she looked, dressed, talked, and how powerful she was? But I did not have any idea or image of the Victorian novels, and the extraordinary authors who worked so hard to write them, who are they? What ... ... middle of paper ... ...rs old with my friends, then I read it once again to my children . And I always imagine how many people inspired by this book inspired? At the same time we should teach our children about the Victoriana novels and its genre, and encourage them to be creative and give the freedom to their imagination to create more wonderful stories. Works Cited 1. Glasgow, Eric. "A Companion to the Victorian Novel." Reference Reviews 17.3 (2003): 34-5. ProQuest. Web. 27 Dec. 2013. 2. Langland, Elizabeth. "Professional Domesticity in the Victorian Novel: Women, Work and Home." Journal of Gender Studies8.3 (1999): 376-8. ProQuest. Web. 27 Dec. 2013. 3. “Victorian Literature”, Wikipedia, the free Encyclopaedia, http://en.wikip edia.org/wiki/Victorian literature 4. http://www.online- literature.com/dickens/ “Charles Dickens”, the literary Network, Online Literature, 2008. 2/1/2008
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