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  • Daniel Defoe
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    Thesis Statement: Daniel Defoe perfected the art of giving his fiction the appearance of truth, thus making his works come alive and appear to be a matter of personal recollection. I. Introduction II. Early years A. Childhood B. Early ambitions. Middle Years A. Robinson Crusoe B. Moll Flanders C. A Journal of the Plague Year IV. Later years V. Conclusion Smith 1 A Realistic Liar Daniel Defoe is the founder of the English novel. [Defoe] was one of the germinal minds in political and economical th...
  • Daniel Defoe's Acclaimed Novel
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    Daniel Defoe's acclaimed novel, Robinson Crusoe, is not only a great adventurous novel, but an amazing reflection of Defoe's moral beliefs, personal experiences, and political battles with the English monarchy. Throughout the course of this novel, references to defoe's own experiences come up again and again. In addition to these numerous references, the general story line of Robinson Crusoe tells a similar story to that of Defoe's actual life; slightly reminiscent of the prodigal son theme. Dan...
  • Robinson Crusoe
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    Daniel Defoe used realism to enhance his novel, Robin Crusoe. Many critics agree with this statement, while some think that he should have been more accurate with his realism. Critics also found the book to be very enlightening and beneficial to read and they found that it appealed to a very wide variety of people including the rich and poor and the young and old. Last but not least, some critics found that it showed lack of ability to create characters and events. Daniel Defoe was born to James...
  • True Author Of The Work Daniel Defoe
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    Daniel 'The True-Born Englishman' Defoe (1660-1731) Daniel Defoe was born in London in 1660, probably in September, third child and first son of James and Mary Defoe. Daniel received a very good education, as his father hoped he would become a minister, but Daniel wasn't interested. His family were Dissenters, Presbyterians to be precise, and those sects were being persecuted a bit at this time, so maybe Daniel had the right idea. He was always very tolerant of others' religious ideas himself. H...
  • Moll Flanders By Defoe
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    Among the twenty-eighth century critiques of Daniel Defoe, there are mixed feelings as to Defoe's intension in his structure and content in the famous and controversial novel Moll Flanders. While there is not much disagreement that Defoe aimed at exposing the late seventeenth and the early eighteenth century society; though Defoe himself claims his purpose to be inciting moral behavior, the divisions among the critics appear where the character of the story is concerned. On the one hand, critics...

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