The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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is controversial; its fans enjoy its carefree ignoring of the laws of nature and its simple moral, but those who dislike it tend to hate it, despising its overblown language and meandering plot.

In any discussion with a diverse group of readers, both points of view are likely to be expressed. A constructive way to deal with the disagreement is to channel it in the direction of evaluating the importance of characterization, plot, and realistic events to fiction. The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath seems to simultaneously represent the best and worst of fantasy fiction, so a discussion of what makes it good for some and bad for others could bear fruit in a discussion that uses it as a focus for developing a better understanding of what combination of narrative elements makes fiction in general successful.

This direction of thought could be particularly fruitful for writers groups whose...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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