Explain any three reasons of the popularity of novels.
- NOVELS became very popular because the world which the novels created was absorbing and believable and seemingly real.
- While reading novel the reader travelled to another person’s world and began looking at life as it was experienced by the character of the novel.
- Besides novels allowed individuals the pleasure of reading in private as well as the joy of publicly reading or discussing stories with friends or relatives.
- In rural areas people would collect to hear one of them reading a novel aloud often becoming deeply involved in the lives of the character.