An Introduction Of Robinson Crusoe As A Picaresque Novel

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Robinson Crusoe As A Picaresque Novel
Introduction
Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719 and is one of the most famous and beloved book of all time. The first edition credited the work 's protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author and many readers believed that he was a real person . The book a travelogue of true incidents. The story is one very typical for the period. A man is shipwrecked and left on a deserted island where he is forced to use all his capabilities to survive. Robinson is very inventive. He builds a home, becomes both a hunter and a farmer. He is in many ways the ideal for this period. Robinson is reasonable, practical and optimistic. He explores the island and investigates by making experiment.
Robinson Crusoe is the narrator of the story. Crusoe started sail at nineteen years of age, despite his father 's demand that he stay at home and be contented with his middle life. Crusoe finally establishes a farm in Brazil and realized that he is living the life his father planned for him. Crusoe is half a world away from England and agrees to sail to the Guinea Coast to trade for slaves, and when a terrible storm blew , he is left alone on an island. Crusoe spends 35 years of his age there, and his time on the island forms the basis of the novel.
Robinson Crusoe is a young impulsive wanderer defied his parents and went to sea. Crusoe was involved in series of

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