Sep 25, 2011

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Word of the Day – Bildungsroman

Today I nearly overturned my coffee cup in my excitment as I read an e-mail with the Word-Of-The-Day.  I subscribe to a service that sends these gems to me so I may practice pronouncing obsure words in the privacy of my own home.  This is the word I had to share:

Bildungsroman (BIL-doonks-roh-mahn)

Meaning: A novel about the moral and psychological growth of the main character

Example: While the author’s previous novel was a bildungsroman, her most recent book focuses on the trials and tribulations of breaking the law and eluding justice

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Don’t you just love the English language?  We have a word for everything.  Now when I attend a cocktail party and someone asks me what my latest book is about I have the perfect way to explain it all – in one word.  Oh yes, I’ll say, my novel is about Cara Augustine’s  bildungsroman. To which the recipient of this concise description will reply, Look!  There’s Charles, I have to speak with him about, uh, something right away! Watching the person’s rapidly retreating back,  I’ll stand there in my corner, glass of Chardonnay in hand, with a small satisfied smile on my face that I had the chance to use my new favorite word of the day.

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