Speech and Thought Representation in English


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This book aims to provide a new, linguistically grounded typology of speech and thought representation in English on the basis of the systematic study of deictic, syntactic and semantic properties of authentic examples drawn from literary as well as non-literary sources. In the area beyond direct and indirect speech or thought, 'free indirect discourse' has often been implicitly treated as a residual category that can accommodate anything that is neither one nor the other. This book takes a fresh look at the evidence in the ...

Speech and Thought Representation in English 2009, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110205893