Dialogue in Classic Literature

As a fan of classic literature, I was curious how frequently authors use dialogue in their novels. Using a python script that counts the number of words inbetween quotation marks and then dividing that number by the total number of words in the book, I calculated and visualized the average conversation proportion for 100 books.

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Made with Processing, Illustrator, and InDesign. Collaborated with Derek Miller, April 2016