The occurrences of FID in Austen's passage are reproduced in La Famille Elliot, with the slight disambiguating effect in (1) of attributing the reported speech
embedded in the representation of the heroine's mind to her sister, Elisabeth.
Slang is not normally used otherthan in reported speech
This paper exemplifies Natural Syntax using language data associated with reported speech
in Standard English.
THE reported speech
of Peter Hain entitled "Boom for Wales in ten years after vote" (Sept 11) makes everything in the garden, at least where Wales is concerned, out to be rosy since New Labour came to power in 1997.
In elementary sentences the indirectal is expressed in the predicate or adpositional phrase; in complex sentences it occurs in the form of reported speech
It is shown that the range of use of dizque extends from functioning as a purely evidential marker, encoding reported speech
and hearsay with a notion of doubt implied in some contexts, to a marker of epistemic modality, encoding extensions of the notion of doubt implied in its evidential use and nothing about source of information.
Thirty-four percent of parents reported speech
and language delays at the time of adoption, and that declined to 25% 1 year later, wrote Dr.
Historians rightly rely on reported speech
as a rhetorical cover, though not always; nonetheless everyone in Thucydides' constructed speeches sounds pretty much the same.
Indeed, a quick electronic search of the Racing Post cuttings library revealed the words "Magnier said" to have appeared only ten times in the paper in the last 12 months - and most of those came from his son, JP Magnier, the rider of Rhinestone Cowboy, or were reported speech
What is important about the "I" of reported speech
is that it begins to reveal the complexity of the "I" of discourse and acts as an interesting pivot point in opening out our understanding of the mobility that the "I," usually the marker and foundation of identity, can possess.
At the time newspaper reports and other popular pamphlets and booklets regularly included quotations from trials, reported speech
, dramatizations, and descriptions of actions and reactions of witnesses and family members.
Gill believes Blair, in his widely reported speech
at a Gloucestershire agricultural college last week, was trying to articulate the oft-heard view there is a "tremendous inbalance in size and power when the big retailers are compared with the farmers".