Elizabeth’s Utterances in Pride and Prejudice : An Investigation of Gendered Differences from the Perspective of Face Theory

University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Enheten för lärarutbildning


The aim of this essay is to investigate Face Theory, from a gender perspective, in the 19th century’s novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen with the help of Speech Act Theory including direct Speech and indirect Speech. The special focuses of this investigation are if Elizabeth has a stereotypical use of FTAs strategies for different genders.

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