The Rocks and Sticks of Words: Style, Discourse and Narrative Structure in the Fiction of Patrick White

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Rodopi, 1992 - Literary Criticism - 499 pages
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Contents

LIST OF TABLES
7
THE CASE AGAINST WHITE
11
NARRATIVE AND MEMORY
33
WALDOS SECTION 2
43
RECURSIVE ORDERING OF TEMPORAL RELATIONS 3
65
DOUBLINGS
79
TIME AND THE NARRATIVE MOMENT
107
SLIPPING IN SECTION 1
123
DISTRIBUTION OF DISJUNCTIVE OR ATACTIC SENTENCES 9
309
SPEECH TAGS
311
SPEECHTAG DISTRIBUTION
317
MODIFICATION OF TAGS OTHER THAN SAY
358
INDEXICAL DETAIL
363
TEMPORAL SCHEME NARREMIC RECONSTRUCTION OF FABULA 57
367
141
394
BROADER PERSPECTIVES
409

NARRATION AND CHARACTER
137
INDICES TO FIGURAL PERCEPTION AND INFERENCE 5
141
ASPECT MODE AND TENSE
173
CONCESSIVES AND CONDITIONALS 6
188
LEXIS RHETORIC AND FIGURATION
205
PSYCHOLOGICAL VERBS
211
LEXICAL AMBIGUITY IN SECTION 1
249
COHESION AND DEIXIS
259
SENTENCE STRUCTURE AND COHESION
288
188
411
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORKS CITED
471
213
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249
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309
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INDEX
487
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Page 30 - Style is understood as an emphasis (expressive, affective or aesthetic) added to the information conveyed by the linguistic structure, without alteration of meaning.

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