Talk:Romance novel  

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  • Happy ending
  • Love story is the most important facet
  • Usually triangulation--romance is being challenged by person or problem
  • Told from point of view of both lovers
  • Miscommunication--characters hate each other, then love each other
  • Escapist reading
  • Emotional appeal
  • Fast read--less complex style
  • Strong female characters
  • May be read for other details: Historical setting, clothing, adventure, mystery
  • Participate in characters’ lives--you’re privy to their inner feelings and thoughts [1]
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