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A Pragmatic Study of Dialogues in Some of Hemingway’s Short Stories

Author LuJunJun
Tutor HouTao
School Taiyuan University of Technology
Course Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Keywords Ernest Hemingway Speech Act Theory Principles of cooperation Politeness Principle Literary effect
CLC H313
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) is one of the most famous writers in the United States, is also the winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature. Hemingway and Hemingway's life has been favored by numerous scholars and critics. Hemingway's works, the focus of previous studies is that his novels and novellas. By contrast, the study of his short stories are relatively weak. However, in recent years, Hemingway gradually being academic attention. Artistic articles of Hemingway's short stories as well as the works have been brought forth more and more discussed. Most of which is in Hemingway's artistic style, such as his; iceberg principle. Some focus on aspects of the life of the author of the study. In addition to the study of Hemingway's writing style, many scholars and critics of his short stories li reflect existentialist attitude as well as his religious and love. However, very few people from the dialogue language and literature or discourse language with the perspective, and reflect his superb writing art by exploring the dialogue of the characters in his short stories. Pragmatics, an interdisciplinary linguistics, functional linguistics, aimed at the study of language use in the language phenomenon, effect and process; breakthrough has been made in many areas of discourse analysis to date, but also the Literary Pragmatics school field shows potential strong explanatory power. Therefore, this paper attempts to terminology used to learn some basic principles and theories, including Austin and Searle's speech act theory, Grice's cooperative principles and guidelines, Leech's politeness principle and criteria to analysis the dialogue of the characters in his short stories. Involved mainly short stories include: \The full paper is divided into five chapters. The first chapter describes the background to the study, the need for research methods as well as the papers of the framework structure. Pointed out that the object of the study, and then put forward the objective of the study --- the use of Pragmatics Analysis Hemingway dialogue. The second chapter, the literature review section. Recalling the history of Hemingway studies, pragmatic development of science and the Pragmatic learn the theory and the theory and principles of pragmatics, provides the basis for the analysis of short stories dialogue indicates research directions. Chapter depth theoretical foundation and theoretical framework of this thesis. Include: Grice's cooperation principle, Leach politeness principle and Brown politeness strategies, as well as Austin and Purcell's speech act theory. In these theories, the theory of speech acts, particularly indirect speech act theory can explain conversational implicature is generated. Inherent relationship between the principles of cooperation and its guidelines discourse reveals the the surface significance and practical significance. The politeness principle could explain why people in communication middle ground, implicitly express their true intentions. Finally, this chapter has formed a research and theoretical framework or model. Chapter character dialogue language literary analysis. Using the theoretical framework and a detailed analysis of the Hemingway character dialogue. Analysis of conversational implicature character dialogue behind it, causing a certain literary effect, played a literary performance aspects portrayed to reveal the relationship between the hero and mental activity, to promote the development of the story and reveal novel theme role. The fifth chapter concludes that: the main findings of the study; 2 The limitations of the study; 3. Recommendations for the future. The authors would like Hemingway character dialogue language study can provide readers with a better understanding and appreciation of the artistry of his work have contributed, reading theory and guidelines on the use of language with some inspiration and appreciation of other novels, also be useful in the future teaching of language and literature, translation.

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