By Adrian T Smith
In "The illustration of Speech occasions in Chariton's "Callirhoe" and the Acts of the Apostles," Adrian T. Smith summarizes cross-linguistic study on how and why narrators fluctuate the formulae that introduce direct speech. This learn is utilized to Chariton and to Acts. The findings show that narrators differ citation formulae for various pragmatic reasons, together with the monitoring of conversational dynamics through a collection of 'marked' and 'unmarked' citation units.
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