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Oral Narration in Modern French
A Linguistics Analysis of Temporal Patterns





ISBN 9781904713111
Published October 31, 2005 by Routledge
156 Pages

 
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This book introduces 'performed' oral storytelling into the debate, using data from traditional and contemporary storytellers in French to explore the narrative tenses, the discourse-pragmatic effects of tense switching, as well as broader questions concerning the nature of oral discourse.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Theoretical and Methodological Preliminaries 2. The Narrative Line: Models, Patterns, Systems 3. Tense-Switching on the Narrative Line 4. Structures between Narrative Clauses 5. Conclusions and Further Questions

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Janice Carruthers