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The term bildungsroman is used to describe _____. a literary device a historical record a novel that focuses on pastoral imagery a novel that focuses on the coming of age

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  •  a novel that focuses on the coming of age
  • Answer: The term bildungsroman is used to describe a novel that focuses on the coming of age.

    Explanation: Another term for bildungsroman is "coming-of-age story". In that way, bildungsroman makes reference to a literary genre in which the main character goes from being a young girl/boy to being an adult. Thus, a novel that is part of this genre will focus attention on the physical and emotional growth of the protagonist and the evolution of the character throughout the story. The term bildungsroman was first included in a publication by Johann Wolfang Goethe in 1795.

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