implied reader

Translations

implied reader

n (Liter) → fiktiver Leser (als Bestandteil der literarischen Fiktion)
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While Chaber maintains that this discordance reveals to the implied reader the moral flaw in himself or herself, she limits this ambiguity as a deliberate device to undermine the ideal of compromise offered by the novel and to entice the reader to puzzle profitably over the book.
In Sha'rawi's memoir he is also her nemesis and the greatest test of her narrative skill: Can she overcome popular adulation of Sa'd to show his offenses toward her and his mistakes toward Egypt without losing the sympathy of her implied reader (although by the time she wrote, Sa'd-debunking was by no means without an audience)?
The two most influential concepts in this area of literary studies are `the reader as spectator' (Harding, Britton) and `the implied reader' (Booth, Iser).
As a necessary counterbalance to the 'implied reader' of the critic, Steen argues that
Yet the inclusion of Santiuste-Confusio's Historia logico-natural in the episodios after 1906 was proof that Galdos could still "stretch the implied reader's imagination beyond its expected limits and guide it towards an eventual reassessment of the historical process" (p.
There is an implied reader of economic papers who is not entirely attractive to us.
According to Chatman, "if the communication is between the implied author and the implied reader at the expense of the narrator, we can say that the implied author is ironic and that the narrator is unreliable."(12) Because The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man in first-person account, it is difficult to determine when or how the implied author may be "communicating" to the implied reader.
As for the authorial audience, which is reminiscent of Wolfgang Iser's implied reader (and of the reader figure in the early work of Stanley Fish), it is based on the assumptions made by the author about likely actual readers, assumptions which are themselves based on those of the poetician/critic, that is, in the case at hand, James Phelan.
through fantasy as much as the real, unlock some strategies for disaffected young lads (the implied reader) to overcome overwhelming impulse.
The book is framed by reflections on reception theory, and more particularly on Gerald Prince's distinction between narratee and implied reader (see, for example, Prince 1980).
The implied reader, meanwhile, who is subject to a range of interpretive possibilities, may or may not take up a textual position that aligns with that of the characterized reader.
The first means that the implied reader must have knowledge of the world--from social norms to various types of active knowledge; the latter stands for a knowledge of literary devices and conventions.