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I do sometimes. However, I prefer non-fiction. But since the characters in the latter type of books are not really known to me, is there much difference if a character moves you?
It definitely has to do with the style of the writing.

So, audio and Braille does not have the same effect. Interesting. But your reader managed to make it work for you. Interesting too.

GG.



Susan Doris Wrote:
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> Interesting topic on another forum - so I thought
> it might raise a thought or two here. Do you shed
> tears for characters in books? I'd like to focus
> on books and leave out films, TV or visual art for
> now.
>
> I think it depends quite a lot on one's own
> emotional state at the time, but I shed tears for
> Katherine Swinford in the book by Anya Seton. I
> know exactly when it was - - 1960 when I could
> identify with her pain and suffering although in a
> vastly different world
>
> I think that the older one gets, the more one
> realises the skill of authors who can write words
> which can so well tune in with a reader's
> emotions.
>
> It doesn't work the same with audio and braille,
> because the story is not directly from page to
> brain, but my reader and I both felt really sad
> when we came to the end of Margaret Forster's book
> about the homes she had lived in. She did not
> over- or under-emphasise the basic facts, so there
> was total honesty in her writing.
>
> Susan

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Re: Tears for fictional characters? 225 Susan Doris 21-Jun-18 17:07


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