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Use of italics
Maria Maria (last edited May 14, 2018 01:44PM ) May 14, 2018 01:41PM
Hi! I am doing a comparative study on the use of emphatic italics in English/American and Russian fiction. Could anyone be so kind as to suggest any other novels/stories/plays where the use of italics is as prominent as in Salinger? It could be either italics used for logical/emotive emphasis or to illustrate a tone of voice.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!



Timothy (last edited May 29, 2018 06:17PM ) May 29, 2018 06:14PM   0 votes
Tom Wolfe uses italics a lot! Ya might try reading either The Right Stuff...which is a great, often hilarious account of the US early days of our quest to beat the Russians to the moon.
And his dark, funny, scathing parody of New York socialites and yuppies in the 1980s....Bonfire of the Vanities.


Thanks a lot! I will check them out.


Roy (last edited Jun 11, 2018 12:36AM ) Jun 11, 2018 12:34AM   0 votes
You can also check The witch who was afraid of witches, hope it was useful


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