Stories and settings, England a handbook for teachers and librarians by Christine Lassam

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Published by National Book League in London .

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Previous ed.: 1977.

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Statementselected and annotated by Christine Lassam.
ContributionsNational Book League.
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Open LibraryOL19918053M
ISBN 100853533210

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The story does not tell us exactly that it is morning, but we can guess it is because Jonathan is just waking up for the day. We also know that the location, or the place, is the room because the story tells us that he is in his bed, which is in his room. The story doesn’t tell us what time period, or moment in history, of the story.

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Setting is the time and place that forms the backdrop for your story. Good novel settings require imaginative and vivid description. Immerse your readers in a mesmerizing fictional world and they will want to turn the page, not close the book.

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If you spend days and weeks researching a rich and atmospheric location for your novel, it’s only natural to want to work as much of it into the story as possible. Don’t do it. In other cases, only fictional settings will do – Lord of the Rings or Alice in Wonderland, for example. For most novels, either choice could work.

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It is easy to identify the setting of a story through detailed descriptions the author may include that tells the reader when and where the story is taking place.

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