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Meaning of INDIRECT DISCOURSE

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a report of a discourse in which deictic terms are modified appropriately (e.g., "he said `I am a fool' would be modified to `he said he is a fool'")
 
 Antonyms: direct discourse, direct quotation
 
 See Also: account, report

 

 

 

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