The Great American novel



Read the book reviews in the St. Petersburg Times. Identify the key elements in the reviews that identify the characteristics of the books. What elevates a novel to greatness? List 10 characteristics of a great novel. Next, identify 10 reasons The Joy Luck Club is considered a great American novel as well as a work of art. Share these qualities with the class and here on the NIE Blogging Zone.

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