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Narrative, direct discourse, indirect discourse, and authorial discourse.

Posted: July 21st, 2018, 12:59 am
by Tim Evans
Campbell in his ‘Basics of Verbal Aspect’ and his more detailed monograph frequently delineates between Narrative text, and text that is a form of discourse. (For example, parts of his argument depend on statistical analysis applied to the various types of categories.)

I recognise that delineating between these types of text at times might not be easy and perhaps subjective. That issue aside, what book/resource is helpful for becoming more proficient at delineating between these categories? (It seems to me that in some cases I can easily identify the category, and in other cases, I am not so sure.)