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Jonathan Farina, Ph.D
Karen Gevirtz, Ph.D
memory, feeling, Victorian literature, language, George Eliot, Charles Dickens
This paper investigates the relationship between memory, language appropriation, and the feeling in George Eliot's novel The Mill on the Floss and Charles Dickens's David Copperfield. Through analyzing paraphrases and misquotations from myriad characters in each novel, this paper encourages a linguistic community of memory and feeling.
Kocher, Katlin, "“The word was appropriate to the moment”: Habit, Language Appropriation, and Alienation of Feeling in David Copperfield and The Mill on the Floss" (2015). Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs). 2087.