The speech of figures of a literary work is described as a speech, also a speech for the people. In a text, there are five ways the individual figures can express themselves. Basically, one differentiates between direct, indirect and experienced speech as well as the inner monologue and the stream of consciousness as forms of the figurative speech. These forms are shown below.In the following, we summarized the five forms of the figurative speech in tabular form. The table contains the correct description, the specifics and characteristics of each individual situation, and an example. For further information, please refer to the list.
Notes on the meaning and effect of the figures
The figurative speech means the speech in the epic text, ie, the manner in which the figures express themselves in this. One differentiates into direct, indirect and experienced speech, as well as between the inner monologue and the stream of consciousness.
The forms of the figures of the figures can be further subdivided. Namely in spoken speech and silent speech. The spoken speech is considered to be direct, indirect, and experienced, while the inner monologue and the stream of consciousness are mute, since they take place in the minds of the figures and are not pronounced aloud.
The figure story has a direct influence on the narrative in an epic text. The direct speech is to be described as covering time, whereby the indirect speech appears to be more timely. Internal monologues and the flow of consciousness are often the opposite: time-stretching.