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Coming Home by Rosamunde Pilcher

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By Rosamunde Pilcher

Born in Colombo, Judith Dunbar spends her teenage years at boarding university, whereas her liked mom and more youthful sister reside in a foreign country along with her father. while her new pal Loveday Carey-Lewis invitations Judith domestic for the weekend to Nancherrow, the Carey-Lewises' attractive property at the Cornish coast, it really is love at the beginning sight. She falls in love too with the beneficiant Carey-Lewises themselves. With their generosity and kindness, Judith grows from naive lady to convinced younger girl, basking within the hot affection of a surrogate kinfolk whose flame burns brightly. however it is a flame quickly to be extinguished within the amassing typhoon of struggle. And Judith herself has a ways to trip earlier than eventually ...coming domestic.

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A few extended samples from Levene and Williamson's inter- change illustrate not only their metalinguistic patterns, but those of the other characters as well throughout Glengarry Glen Ross. Williamson: Levene: Levene: Williamson: Levene: Williamson: Levene: [Y]ou didn't close... I, if you'd listen to me. Please. I closed the cocksucker.... That's all I want to say. (16) [T]hen what is this "you say" shit, what is that? ] What is that... All that I'm saying... What is this "you say"?... [T]alk, talk to Murray.

Williamson: Levene: Levene: Williamson: Levene: Williamson: Levene: [Y]ou didn't close... I, if you'd listen to me. Please. I closed the cocksucker.... That's all I want to say. (16) [T]hen what is this "you say" shit, what is that? ] What is that... All that I'm saying... What is this "you say"?... [T]alk, talk to Murray. Talk to Mitch.... You talk to him.... You want to throw [my skill] away? It isn't me.... it isn't you.... Who is it? Who is this I'm talk- ing to? (17-18) Fuck marshaling the leads.

This can occur either when participants literally say nothing to one another, or when a speaker engages in monologues because his listener is uncoopera- tive or nonreciprocal in providing verbal responses. In both in- stances, silence becomes "abusive," or offensive, in its violation of interpersonal communication; silence in and of itself, however, is not automatically an uncooperative feature in talk exchanges. When silence does violate the dynamics of interpersonal communi- cation in drama, it is most often the outcome of characters who either deliberately resist taking any responsibility to share in the creation of a text or oppose revealing why they prefer to remain silent.

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