The functionality of dialogue in selected short stories by Ernest Hemingway

Other Title(s)

توظيف الحوار في قصص مختارة (إرنست همنغواي)‎

Dissertant

Ubayd, Maysam Abbas

Thesis advisor

Yusuf, Nisrin

University

Middle East University

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department

Department of English

University Country

Jordan

Degree

Master

Degree Date

2020

English Abstract

This thesis deals with the significance of dialogue in short stories.

It aims to examine the functionality of dialogue in selected short stories by Ernest Hemingway.

These are: ''Canary for One'', ''Hills like White Elephants'' and ''Cat in the Rain''.

To achieve this objective, the thesis draws upon the formalistic approach, thus considering dialogues, images and symbols deployed in Hemingway's mentioned stories.

Chapter one provides an introductory part on the significance of dialogue in Hemingway's short stories as well as a brief biography of the author.

Definition of various terms like dialogues, narrative style and short stories are also provided.

In Chapter two, literature review is given to explore the usage of dialogues and style of narration in these stories.

The theoretical study of the short stories of Hemmingway is reviewed in chapter two as well.

Chapter three focuses on the methods and procedures that have been used to conduct the analysis of the stories of Hemmingway.

Chapter four includes a discussion and in depth analysis is of the selected short stories.

A critical overview of the themes of the stories is also presented in this chapter.

Moreover, the historical influences of all the stories, “A Canary for One”, “Hills like White Elephants” and “Cat in the Rain” is also provided.

Chapter five includes conclusion as well as recommendations for further studies.

Main Topic

Literature

Topics

No. of Pages

67

Table of Contents

Table of contents.

Abstract.

Abstract in Arabic.

Chapter One : Background of the study.

Chapter Two : Literature review.

Chapter Three : Methods and the procedures.

Chapter Four : Discussion and analysis.

Chapter Five : Conclusion, recommendations and further studies.

References.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Ubayd, Maysam Abbas. (2020). The functionality of dialogue in selected short stories by Ernest Hemingway. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Middle East University, Jordan
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-970888

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Ubayd, Maysam Abbas. The functionality of dialogue in selected short stories by Ernest Hemingway. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Middle East University. (2020).
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-970888

American Medical Association (AMA)

Ubayd, Maysam Abbas. (2020). The functionality of dialogue in selected short stories by Ernest Hemingway. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Middle East University, Jordan
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-970888

Language

English

Data Type

Arab Theses

Record ID

BIM-970888