The seven literary standards are: artistry, suggestiveness, intellectual value, spiritual value, permanence, universality and style. These are a set of characteristics to determine whether or not a work is literary. The criteria was developed by writer William J. Long in his textbook "English Literature: Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English-speaking World."
The author brought out various dissimilar events in the story and was able to connect them holistically. Variation in the characters’ personalities is also observable and he was able to focus on a not so common aspect of childhood---the adventure towards maturity.
Point of View The author of the story “The Flood” uses the first-person point of view. At the beginning of…
The story is told from the third person limited point of view. This means that the author not only provides dialogue and events of the novel, he also shares what the main character is thinking. In this case, the author tells the reader what Maria thinks as she moves through her life.
We dive deep into the characters, settings, conflicts, point of view, symbolisms or motifs, style, themes, and a brief reflection on Peter Robinson's Strange Affair.