Interactive Dialogue Sequences in Middle English Drama

Interactive Dialogue Sequences in Middle English Drama

eBook - 2009
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This book looks at mediaeval English drama using the theoretical frameworks of historical sociopragmatics and dialogue analysis. It focuses on the collection of cycle plays known as the N. Town Plays, preserved in a manuscript from the fifteenth century. The book examines various linguistic markers that are important for the expression of social relations and pragmatic stance: pronouns and terms of address, modal markers, performatives, and sequential structures such as question-answer, imperative-compliance, etc. These elements are examined separately and then brought together to arrive at a m.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2009
ISBN: 9789027289544
9027289549
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 228 pages)

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