addressing somebody in the third person
Posted by Constanza on August 13, 1998 at 15:16:40:
Both Lord Orville and Mortimer Delvile sometimes talk to Evelina and Cecilia using the third person. Do you know if that form of address usual? or was it a novel-writing-speech devise?
Personally, I find it very annoying.
- 3rd-personitis The Mysterious H.C. 18:07:10 8/16/98 (0)
- impolite Elizabeth.K 10:07:41 8/16/98 (0)
- So, how is Constanza feeling with the use of this device ? Ian 22:05:42 8/14/98 (0)
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