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characteristics of free indirect speech (3)

-novelist maintains 3rd person mode of address
-novelist conveys a characters thoughts and reflection without a reporting clause (e.g. she said/ she thought)7
-lexis and grammar distinctive of the speaker is retained

2

what does a reporting clause sometimes do

sometimes it can set up a critical distance between the narrator and the character being presented

3

what does free indirect style provide

illusions of intimate access to the characters mind but without totally surrendering authorial participation in the discourse