How humorous speech works in the literary text. The case of Amélie Nothomb's novel Cover Image

Fonctionnement du discours humoristique dans le texte littéraire. Le cas de l’œuvre romanesque d’Amélie Nothomb
How humorous speech works in the literary text. The case of Amélie Nothomb's novel

Author(s): Souâd BENALI
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: UNIVERSITATEA ”ȘTEFAN CEL MARE„ SUCEAVA

Summary/Abstract: The Humorous Speech used in the novels of the Belgian writer Amelie Nothomb is a critique of literary material reuse, based on a strategy to reactivate the statement in a new context for humorous effect, generally demeaning and provocative. The Humorous Speech intertextual depletes several figures including: literary works cited, and materials analysis undetermined: genres, discourse, style, tone.

  • Issue Year: 1/2010
  • Issue No: 9
  • Page Range: 23-40
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: French