A Study on the Narrative Clues and Rhetorical Styles in The Woman in White

Wenjing WANG

Abstract


In terms of narrative clues and styles, excellence and omissions are combined together in the novel, The Woman in White, which is consisted of three main clues to construct the overall story throughout the whole book. Around these three clues, the writer uses three rhetorical styles in the novel. When these three different types of narrative clues and language usage mix together, it appears so difficult to be coordinated in the situation on the style of the novel. So it is hard to regard the novel as a fusion system on the whole.


Keywords


Detective novel; Narrative clues; Rhetorical styles; Romantic; Gothic; Mode

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/n

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