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Focalization and Free Indirect Discourse in Persuasion

Author ZhouJingFei
Tutor HeHuiBin
School Zhejiang University
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords Internal focus External focus Free indirect discourse
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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Jane Austen in the early works , the experimental use of free indirect speech writing skills . Over time , her novel use of indirect speech freedom gradually increased . 1814 Austin novel she describes the use of techniques has become a habit of this . However , one of the few critics of the research Austen writing skills . In her final one complete novel \As a calm and silent observer , her point of view , mainly through sustained awareness to render rather than through words . This awareness presentation by means of free indirect discourse and focus both writing skills . Thorough analysis of these two kinds of writing skills to contribute to a better understanding of the characters and themes in the novel . In this paper, Bell discussed narratology focus theory and Stefan ording Review free indirect discourse pragmatics and indication functions mentioned free indirect discourse theory analysis \appears internal focus , external focus , free indirect discourse and its function . For more essence and compact , selected a series of interrelated representative paragraph analysis . External focus and figures detailed interpretation of the internal focus , this article revealed the typical character of the different characters , the close relationship of the narrator and focus as well as of the use of focus to achieve the effect . Through the analysis of free indirect discourse presented Anne Elliot 's inner consciousness , the paper concluded , Anne Elliot is among the most silent of all Austen heroine of the novel , but she is the most mature , the most sensible and the most insight . Persuasion Austin skilled and flexible use of focus and two free indirect discourse narrative techniques , to show Austin superb writing skills , but also to \

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