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Reporting what other people say

In this video, Professor Lesley Jeffries explains some of the basic concepts involved in a stylistic account of speech presentation.

There are lots of different ways in which we can report what other people say. And these options each create different stylistic effects.

Watch the video above, in which Lesley Jeffries explains some of the basic concepts involved in speech presentation.

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Stylistics: Using Linguistics to Explore Texts and Meaning

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