Sentence Structure and Characterization in the Tragedies of Jean Racine: A Computer-Assisted Study

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1979 - Drama - 223 pages
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Sentence structure in Racine is demonstrated to be a powerful tool for characterization, and here, basic features are explored in the seven tragedies of Racine--terminal punctuation, sentence length, sentence type, use of questions and the conditional, and rapid-fire exchanges between characters.

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LIst of Tables
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From Tragedy to the Sentence as a Unit of Tragedy
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Distribution of Basic Sentence Characteristics
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