Rhetoric and the Life of Literature by Belinda Jack (Gresham College)

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source: GreshamCollege     2016年11月30日
Narrative, the way a tale is told, is less straightforward than we might suppose. http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and...
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Jane Austen, Persuasion: Irony and the Mysterious Vagaries of Narrative 51:46
Austen handles irony brilliantly and systematically exploited new ways of narrating, including free indirect discourse. This lecture explores why Austen's way of narrating are so compelling.
Charles Dickens: Hard Times and Hyberbole 52:45
Shakespeare's Sonnets and the Use of Personification 56:13
'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and Poetic Technique 56:31
The Poetry of Robert Frost: The Power and Intrigue of Simile 47:19
The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Metaphor and its Philosophical Mysteries 45:30

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