The Language of Suspense in Crime Fiction: A Linguistic Stylistic Approach by Reshmi Dutta-Flanders
English | 6 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 1137470275 | 520 Pages | PDF | 4.26 MB
This book introduces readers to linguistic stylistic analysis and combines both literary and linguistic analysis to explore suspense in crime fiction. Employing critical linguistics, discourse analysis and functional grammar, it demonstrates that suspense in plot-based stories is created through non-linear, causative presentation of the narrative.