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|I hope it did not end happily? I don't like novels that end happily. They depress |
me so much. miss prism: The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is
what Fiction means. cecily: I suppose so. But it seems very unfair. And was your ...
|to say of her own novel, 'The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is |
what Fiction means',9 she evokes a number of these senses in commenting on
what fiction 'means': a sense that fiction entails these outcomes; that these ...
|The tale of two gentlemen who adopt fictitious identities in order to woo the objects of their affections is Wilde’s most beloved work, considered to be one of the wittiest plays ever written in English.|
|"The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means." |
We can see how Aristotelian "poetic justice" is working out in a strict form in the
Renaissance. It becomes the duty of the writer to create clear moral examples,
|Miss Prism answers, plainly, "The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. |
That is what Fiction means." "I suppose so," says Cecily. "But it seems very unfair.
" Can that be Oscar Wilde's comment on today's opera? Well, he had himself ...
|M. Peter Lamarque and Stein Hauge Olsen, Truth, Fiction and Literature (Oxford: |
Clarendon Press, 1994), 77 and 244. ... John Searle, "The Logical Status of
Fictional Discourse," New Literary History 6 (1975): 319-32, also in Expression
arid Meaning (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ... Cf. Oscar Wilde, The
Importance of Being Earnest Act II: "The good ended happily, and the bad
|It does mean, though, that by the time you have finished revising your work the |
text must read as if it was always ... “The good ended happily, and the bad
unhappily; that is what Fiction means,” as Miss Prism explained to Cecily in The ...
|'The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means', as |
Miss Prism in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest puts it. Two of the
works in this volume are of this type: Callirhoe by Chariton and Daphnis and ...
|Reading fiction is one of the most popular activities engaged in by adults and |
children. ... scanning and skimming techniques to help you identify key words
and phrases. lt is seldom necessary to know every word in a passage to
understand its meaning. ... However, have you ever read a book and got to the
end and wondered what it was all about? ... "The good ended happily and the
|tize their heroes' benevolence but cannot convince either themselves or their |
readers that good nature is sufficient to ... Agreeing about the conspicuous
presence of "ethical and theological quandaries" in eighteenth-century
sentimental fiction, I yet ... More typical denouements conformed to the famous
observation in The Importance of Being Earnest: "The good ended happily, and
the bad unhappily. ... Providential means and ends in fiction conformed to
broadly similar models for ...