Thesis Statement: Daniel Defoe perfected the art of giving his fiction the appearance of
truth, thus making his works come alive and appear to be a matter of
II. Early years
B. Early ambitions
III. Middle Years
A. Robinson Crusoe
B. Moll Flanders
C. A Journal of the Plague Year
IV. Later years
A Realistic Liar
Daniel Defoe is the founder of the English novel. “ [Defoe]…
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