A Theory of Narrative
The purpose of this book is to provide a clear and systematic account of the complexities of fictional narration which result from the shifting relationship in all storytelling between the story itself and the way it is told.
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authorial narrative situation authorial narrator beginning chapter headings characteristic Chatman concept consciousness constitutive elements criticism David Copperfield deixis dialogue Dickens discussion distinction especially example existential experiencing external Father Conmee fictional character figural medium figural narrative situation first-person form first-person narrative situation first-person narrator first-person novel free indirect style Hamburger Harmondsworth Harweg Ibid indirect speech interior monologue internal perspective interpretation Joyce linguistics literary literature London main character Malone Dies means mediacy of narration narrative act narrative forms narrative function narrative mode narrative process narrative text narrative theory narrator's opposition passage past tense perception peripheral first-person narrator personal pronoun personalized narrator perspectivization point of view present tense pronominal reference quasi-autobiographical quotation reader reflector reflector-character Roman scene scenic presentation sentence spatial Stanzel structure synopsis technique teller teller-character text linguistics Thackeray third-person form third-person narration third-person reference Thomas Mann thoughts tion transition Tristram Shandy typological circle Ulysses
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Words and Phrases: Corpus Studies of Lexical Semantics
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