Examples of novella in a Sentence
pressed for time, many English teachers have their students read the one novella among the novelist's works
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In the Jim Crow South, Brady Sims pulls out a gun in a courtroom and shoots his own son; a novella by the author of A Lesson Before Dying.
The Stephen King adaptation train keeps on rolling, this time with a version of his novella about a farmer (Thomas Jane) who sets in motion a plan to kill his wife (Molly Parker)—to dreadful ends.
Chronologically arranged but narratively discrete, Keene’s collection of 13 stories and novellas examines lives marked by the tectonic historical pressures of its five-century scope.
Florence Pugh is electrifying as an evolving woman choosing a controversial path in this stark 2016 British drama, based on Nikolai Leskov's 1865 novella.
The master of horror, Stephen King, has a couple of new books out: Sleeping Beauties, his novel with son Owen about women around the globe going to sleep and not waking up, plus his coming-of-age novella Gwendy’s Button Box with Richard Chizmar.
Castle Rock has been featured in numerous King stories over the years, including but not limited to The Dead Zone, Cujo, and The Body, the novella that provided the basis for Rob Reiner's Stand By Me.
Segel was an executive producer on the series The Mist, which was based on a Stephen King novella and aired on Spike TV.
The film, based on a novella the of same name that appeared in King’s 2010 collection Full Dark, No Stars, features Thomas Jane as a farmer who murders his wife in the titular year and is deservedly very, very haunted.
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Origin and Etymology of novella
First Known Use: 1677See Words from the same year
NOVELLA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of novella for English Language Learners
: a short novel : a story that is longer than a short story but shorter than a novel
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