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Post by Gravy » 19 May 2018, 02:54

Published before the 20th century?
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Post by DATo » 19 May 2018, 03:55

Is the character the main protagonist?
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Post by Helen_Combe » 19 May 2018, 03:58

Classic novel
Female
Published before the 20th century
Not the main protagonist
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Post by DATo » 19 May 2018, 05:38

What is the approximate age of the character? Old? Adolescent? Adult? Child? etc.
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Post by Helen_Combe » 19 May 2018, 05:41

Classic novel
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Published before the 20th century
Not the main protagonist
Adult
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Post by DATo » 19 May 2018, 12:56

Was the book the character is in written by a British author?
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Post by NL Hartje » 19 May 2018, 13:02

Is the character "in love"?
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Post by Helen_Combe » 19 May 2018, 14:23

Classic novel
Female character
Published before the 20th century
Not the main protagonist
Adult
British author
Definitely NOT in love
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Post by DATo » 19 May 2018, 14:47

Is the author female?
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Post by Helen_Combe » 19 May 2018, 15:08

Classic novel
Female character
Published before the 20th century
Not the main protagonist
Adult
British author
Definitely NOT in love
Female author
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Post by DATo » 19 May 2018, 15:28

I'm sure glad I asked that last question. Now I have narrowed it down to about 32 authors. :angry-banghead:

Is the character someone the reader likes or dislikes?
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Post by Helen_Combe » 19 May 2018, 15:52

Classic novel
Female character
Published before the 20th century
Not the main protagonist
Adult
British author
Definitely NOT in love
Female author
The reader dislikes her but may also feel sorry for her.
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Post by Irene C » 19 May 2018, 17:20

Helen_Combe wrote:
19 May 2018, 15:52
Classic novel
Female character
Published before the 20th century
Not the main protagonist
Adult
British author
Definitely NOT in love
Female author
The reader dislikes her but may also feel sorry for her.
Elinor Dashwood? Or does she count as "the main protagonist"?
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Post by NL Hartje » 19 May 2018, 18:38

Irene C wrote:
19 May 2018, 17:20
Helen_Combe wrote:
19 May 2018, 15:52
Classic novel
Female character
Published before the 20th century
Not the main protagonist
Adult
British author
Definitely NOT in love
Female author
The reader dislikes her but may also feel sorry for her.
Elinor Dashwood? Or does she count as "the main protagonist"?
Wait HOW do you hate Elinor?!?!
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Post by NL Hartje » 19 May 2018, 18:43

Is the character a “young” adult, let’s say less than 35?


Guess: Caroline Bingley
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