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L’autorità della tradizione. Manifestazioni linguistiche
The Authority of Tradition. Linguistic Manifestations

Author(s): Mariana Istrate
Subject(s): Language studies, Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Editura Universitaria Craiova
Keywords: doublespeak;citation; reference

Summary/Abstract: The article analyses doublespeak, citation, references and reinterpretations as linguistic manifestations of the authority of tradition. For examples, we shall refer to the citational or allusive use of the first name “Ulysses” in various literary works, as a connection to the famous Greek hero Odysseus, the protagonist of Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey.

  • Issue Year: 2019
  • Issue No: 1-2
  • Page Range: 322-332
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Italian