Character as Nominal: A Sketch for a Theory

Pickrel, Paul
September 1988
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall1988, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p66
Academic Journal
Examines the resemblance between literary character and nominal as a lexical item, syntactical unit and rhetorical device. Fictional characters which achieved the status of lexical terms; Description of the value of characters in a novel; Common style employed by Victorian novelists in choosing names of their characters.


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