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For questions about Daniel Defoe as a writer, or about any of his literary works, most famously the novel Robinson Crusoe.

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To what extent did Defoe attempt to apply formal realism in Robinson Crusoe?

I recently finished writing a paper on Robinson Crusoe for my English class on the rise of the novel. We had read the novel concurrently with excerpts from Ian Watt's The Rise of the Novel, in which ...