In Mansfield Park there are several occasions when quoted direct speech
has attribution no more specific than its emergence from among a group of characters: "'It was a hard case, upon my word;' and, 'I do think you were very much to be pitied;' were the kind responses of listening sympathy" (144).
Also excluded are 26 instances of the verbs [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], and [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], because these are commonly used to introduce direct speech
is used more than indirect speech in languages at large.
If this were found to be so, it might be concluded that more direct speech
with one's own children is an index of perceived attachment, familiarity, or responsibility.
The poet's description of her and her relationship with her husband, and the few lines of direct speech
attributed to her, suggest a feminist reading of Herodinis as a woman eager to leave a predictable and secure life for parts unknown.
Communication thus becomes non-verbal and, therefore, direct speech
gives way to commentary.
She cultivated a minimalist style with direct speech
and dialogue, in opposition to the native conventions and in an admitted kinship to some English poets.
So, for example, you will get a CD-Rom with part of the course, including text, graphics, direct speech
In this instance the lack of quotation marks separating direct speech
is especially noticeable because it is preceded by ironic quotation marks.
There are other aspects of the language Alan uses that I'm aware of without being able or inclined to account for them fully; I have in mind the indirect speech quality in much of the allegedly direct speech
between the characters, or the gorgeous comedy of Norah and Pete's dinner at the Trocadero, from the descriptiveness of "It didn't matter that she found a piece of fish in her lap, then a lump of gorgonzola, it made her laugh.
Information and communication are primarily channeled through direct speech
, television, radio, and the telephone.
Classroom uses could include analysis of the graphic novel genre, transferring a section of the book into paragraphs with direct speech
, rather than speech bubbles, or as a short novel to read to the class.