Bildungsroman facts for kids
A Bildungsroman is a kind of novel. It is often called a "coming-of-age" story in English. The word comes from German. "Bildung" means "education", and "Roman", means "novel." This genre is about the psychological and moral growth of the main character from youth to adulthood. The ways the character changes are important.
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