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- another term for direct speech
- ‘Verse 11 is a narrative reference to the angel standing on the right side of the altar of incense; v 19 is direct discourse in which the angel identifies himself as Gabriel, the one who stands in the presence of God.’
- ‘The rule of preserving in indirect discourse the same tense that would be used in direct discourse was introduced into Esperanto by its creator Dr. Zamenhof.’
- ‘Simon combines direct discourse, indirect discourse, stream-of-consciousness and even quotation from accounting ledgers ‘whose very insignificance, indeed pettiness… give them a sort of strange grandeur and majesty.’’
- ‘The direct discourse of the novel's black speech community and the initial standard English of the narrator come together to form a third term, a truly double-voiced narrative mode.’
- ‘From this point on, Bontemps does not return to a communal free direct discourse, but instead intersperses individual interior monologues with direct narration and direct discourse.’
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