Food in Fiction – Part 2 – Guest Post…

Christine Campbell brings us Part 2 of Food in Fiction as a guest on The Story Reading Ape blog. Food as an element in novels has tantalized readers across the ages, as it engages all of the senses. Hop over to Chris’ blog and read this fascinating article…

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Food can play many different roles in fiction writing. It can set a scene, tell much about a character, even become a player in the story. Since it’s important to engage as many of the reader’s senses as possible, food can be a very useful tool in the author’s toolbox since food description can involve sight, sound, texture, taste and smell – all five of the senses. A real bargain package.

According to The Good Food Guide:

“Childrens literature makes for rich pickings when it comes to culinary descriptions: theres moment after juicy moment in Dahls Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, or James and The Giant Peach.

The description of Amys ‘pickled limesin Louisa May Alcotts Little Women – ‘plump and juicy’ in their moist, brown-paper parcelwith their delicious…

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Namaste, my friends ❤ Tina

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