Interpretation of The Jesting of Arlington Stringham by Hector Hugh Munro

Viktor Kovalenko


The purpose of this paper is to present a stylistic analysis of the short story The Jesting of Arlington Stringham by Hector Hugh Munro, which comes from the collection of satirical short stories The Chronicles of Clovis. The author of the story uses a variety of stylistic devices and language means which help create the full visual images of the protagonists. Therefore, it is important to determine their role in each specific context in order to reveal the peculiarities of the author’s individual style.

Keywords: stylistic analysis, short story, stylistic device, artistic detail

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