'Situated events' in fictional worlds: the reader's role in context construction

Emmott, C. (1998) 'Situated events' in fictional worlds: the reader's role in context construction. European Journal of English Studies, 2(2), pp. 175-194.

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Focuses on textual strategies which become functionalized for narrative purposes when readers extrapolate contextual readings from them. Discussion on schema theory and the notion of gap-filling in context construction; Definition of text-derived knowledge; Implications for narrative theory.

Item Type:Articles
Additional Information:Special issue on "Language and Literature", editor: M. Fludernik
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Emmott, Dr Catherine
Authors: Emmott, C.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PE English
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Language and Linguistics
Journal Name:European Journal of English Studies

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