Ambiguous Discourse: Feminist Narratology & British Women Writers

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this kind of intrusion. Typically, they are continuations of previous sentences, broken off from them but still structurally governed by them or, as in the passage cited above from M. Huber's reported thoughts on hotel register, although elliptical, easily supplied with the missing materials.

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