Nonetheless, Balls' account of his speech will have been heard by thousands, and potentially affected many people's views as to Osborne's policy decisions and character. With the most extreme form of direct speech, FDS, the reader gets the impression that he is witnessing what the character says without any interference from the narrator.
In order to be able to illustrate the different emphasis and to present these contrasts comprehensibly to the reader, the dialogue in Pride and Prejudice is expanded with direct and indirect versions of speech.
None of the shifts are obligatory, and some are in fact often disregarded by authors. In this case, we should adopt the following procedure: if none of the features indicated in the previous paragraph is converted to their corresponding 'indirect' counterparts, then we are dealing with FDS this occurs even if the reporting clause is presentbut if one or some of the above features are converted to their 'indirect' counterparts, then we are dealing with FIS.
Halliday, M. Leech, Short 1. Concentrating on forms alone will inevitably lead to a loss of the complexity of modes of speech representation. In DS the sentence might look as follows: 'How differently does every thing now appear in which he is concerned! In the following research, the analysis will be limited to direct, indirect and free indirect speech in the novel as well as the presentation of thoughts as an indirect version of speech acts.
Utterances could be regarded as important or less important, a character could appear more strongly than another in the course of the story or whole scenes could excel others in their prominence.
Furthermore, the reader learns in the reporting clause who said the sentence and in which tone it was phrased. Pascal Accordingly, Free Indirect Speech can operate at a relatively minor level in the interpretation of a dialogue and sometimes at a higher level in producing tactical effects.
Leech, Geoffrey N. In the following, the different versions of speech and thought presented will be analysed in terms of their occurrence in the novel, their importance and their meaning to the narrator and the reader, as well as exemplified on the basis of selected passages.