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Sherwood Anderson's Theory of Language in "Winesburg Ohio"

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Title: Sherwood Anderson's Theory of Language in "Winesburg Ohio"
Authors: Hart, Maria
Issue Date: 15 Jan 2014
Publisher: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to indicate Sherwood Anderson's assumptions about language as revealed in Winesburg Ohio; and to see that from these assumptions a theory of language can be hypothesized. This is not to say that Anderson systematically or expressly defines a theory in the book, but that his assumptions about the nature of language, implicit in his own use of words, indicate an attitude toward language which can be presented as a theory. The theory based on Anderson•s.assumptions will be used to indicate why the characters in Winesburg Ohio are "grotesques."
Pages/Duration: 48 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/31665
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