Prologue to love. by Martha Ostenso

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .

Written in English

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LC ClassificationsPZ3.O848 Pr, PS3529.S67 Pr
The Physical Object
Pagination265 p.
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6279412M
LC Control Number32024551

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A prologue prepares the reader for the story they’re about to read with information that is necessary to have before the start of the novel itself.

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The opening lines of the Prologue address the speed with which Romeo and Juliet have fallen in love, while poking fun at the way Romeo has abandoned his pursuit of Rosaline.

The Prologue does little to enhance the story and is often omitted when the play is performed. Book Summary: The title of this book is A Prologue to Love and it was written by Taylor Caldwell.

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The Prologue serves as an introduction to some of the work's themes, such as faith, fate, love, and loss. The prologue provides the reader with information about the characters and their backgrounds that is necessary for us to understand the story we are about to read.

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New York, Dodd, Mead, (OCoLC) Document Type. Fantasy or Sci-Fi. According to Writing World, prologues in fantasy and science fiction novels are common because they provide background about a world “where the settings may differ so wildly from our own world, that without a proper explanation the reader might get lost.”Personally I’d rather be lost and wondering what the heck is going on, than bored by a bunch of lazy info dumping.

A prologue or prolog (from Greek πρόλογος prologos, from πρό pro, "before" and λόγος logos, "word") is an opening to a story that establishes the context and gives background details, often some earlier story that ties into the main one, and other miscellaneous Ancient Greek prólogos included the modern meaning of prologue, but was of wider significance, more.

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