[Corpora-List] Corpora studies of fictional characters used in written discourse

Jenny Eagleton jenny at asian-emphasis.com
Wed Dec 21 04:49:00 CET 2005


Hello,

I am interested if there has been any corpus
studies (on the BNC, for
example)  about the frequency etc. of the use
of the fictional
characters in imparting meaning in a sentence. For
example (from a
sports story): "an ailing Mary Joe Fernandez kept
her Cinderella
story alive by defeating Swiss Emmanuela Zardo."

Regards,

Jennifer Eagleton
www.asian-emphasis.com

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