A Socio-Linguistic and Stylistic Study - Of the Novels of Charles Dickens
Publisher: Partridge Publishing India
Why are Dickens characters so fascinating? In spite of the exaggeration in the portrayal why do they appear realistic?
Here you will learn:
Dickens position in the tradition of the novel. Contrast and comparison with other novelists.
Characters from different social/ regional backgrounds, each having his/her typical expressions.
Speech variation in inter-personal relationship, power, topic and situation.
Linguistic prejudices, use of jargons, communication skills, misunderstandings, among other devices, enriching speech depiction in Dickens novels.
Dickens stylistic innovations and specialities co-related with techniques, insights of modern linguistics.