Characteristics Of 19th Century Novel

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With all its differences and diversities, in terms of its readership and the scope of its themes, etc., Nineteenth century novel has some features. Trace six to seven such salient common feature, giving reason for why and how some important socio-cultural and politico-economic elements/ Arguments count to making the 19th century novel as it is?
“In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner's heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished.” _Charles Kendall Adams
Every era have some specialty or popularity due to which it can’t be forgotten, there are some special and common feature to be remembered about the 19th century. There is so much to learn about it some gothic element which made the century popular, there are so many literary terms which makes the English novel more popular.
Nineteenth century was a popular era also known as the Victorian age started with the reign of Queen Victoria reign aged (1837-1901) who ruled over the Great Britain for a large part of the century at that time. From various perspectives it might have been a time about progress railways were
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The writers of that time have privilege to write about the social and political condition, most of the novel written in that era were depicts some salient features like the major theme of society and class difference. People of Victorian era were status conscious in which their lives the Elite class and the lower class and lies between them is the middle class. In the early Victorian age people made great deal of money in the early stages of industrial revolution by exploiting the poor and homeless. People were conscious while building relationship that they will marry besides there social standing and love each other or they will leave each other due to the class gap between

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