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Webnovel.com has a writing guide, and many of their works have exactly the rpg-based genre you speak of. The genre and trope is very popular in Asia.


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Here's a thing you need to consider, a frame challenge if you will. When setting your story in the 1950s, or in the 1920s, or even in the 1800s, your characters can speak the way people spoke back then. In fact, we rather expect them to. But if you set your novel in Shakespeare's time, and one uneducated street child tells another "thou art a boil, a ...


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What you are looking for are resources on rhetorical analysis and/or rhetorical criticism. These are critical works that study a work of writing (written or orally delivered) not for its content but its structure, in order to elucidate how the author makes their argument compelling. Rhetorical criticism is an ancient art, and the modern practices trace ...


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The closest I could find was The Gender Balance of The New York Times Best Seller list on The Pudding comparing gender to genre. It barely scratches the surface of what you're looking for, but includes their data sources (specifically the Virtual International Authority File and OCLC Classify) at the bottom of the article. Like tryin commented, you'll still ...


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