THE CONCEPT OF PROSE FICTION                   By    I Dewa Gede Ngurah Mastika Putra               02.3889.11
Cleanth Brooks. Jr, and Robert Penn                       FICTION
PROSE FICTION                (In broad sense)                                   prose fiction is imaginative literature  ...
Characters of prose fiction                                 1   Prose fiction is fiction in the broad literary sense    2...
Type of Kind of Prose Fiction      (based on length, complexity of theme and development of character and plot)           ...
Short Story                       The short story is the essence of economy, consisting ofapproximately 2.000 words, but ...
Some of Experts Opinion about Short Story                                   Steinmann and Willen, 1967 : 120  The short s...
Some of Experts Opinion about Short Story                                   Burroway, 1987 : 15    A short story is short...
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  1. 1. THE CONCEPT OF PROSE FICTION By I Dewa Gede Ngurah Mastika Putra 02.3889.11
  2. 2. Cleanth Brooks. Jr, and Robert Penn  FICTION
  3. 3. PROSE FICTION (In broad sense)  prose fiction is imaginative literature It is literature that is not intended to be, and is notjudged by the usual standard of truth and falsity.It is imaginative, in the sense that it is a work ofimagination, which is different from an essay, whichalso prose but not fiction.
  4. 4. Characters of prose fiction 1 Prose fiction is fiction in the broad literary sense 2 Prose fiction is no dramatic 3 Prose fiction is narrative, it is tell a story 4 Prose fiction is descriptive5 a piece of prose fiction is proseThus, a piece of prose fiction is prose, invented, hasdialogue, narration, and description.
  5. 5. Type of Kind of Prose Fiction (based on length, complexity of theme and development of character and plot) Prose Fiction short story the novella or novelette the novel
  6. 6. Short Story The short story is the essence of economy, consisting ofapproximately 2.000 words, but length is not the sole criteria for ashort story • The writer must make • Few characters every word count • Few incidents • Scenes • A short story writer • Episodes must always be aware of • Few settings inconsistencies in style, in tone and point of viewStructurally Stylistically
  7. 7. Some of Experts Opinion about Short Story Steinmann and Willen, 1967 : 120 The short story must strive to achieve modest effects- usually a single effect, it has “neither the resources nor the time to achieve anything more”Eugene C. Garcia and Walton R. Patrick in What is the short Story, 1961 : 5) “He seems quite aware of the economy of word in the story, so that no word having no relation to the story can be printed in the story”
  8. 8. Some of Experts Opinion about Short Story Burroway, 1987 : 15 A short story is short, and can waste no words. The short story can deal with only one or a very fe consciousnesses.Swan, 1983 : 3 “He seems quite aware of the economy of word in the story, so that no word having no relation to the story can be printed in the story”

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