Connecting with Readers Through Conversational Style with Reference to Maya Angelou’s Letter to My Daughter
The style of literary writing is one of the major aspects that urge readers to pick out their works. Some famous contemporary writers have adapted conversational style. When their messages are carried out in conversational style, they are seen as partners in conversation with the readers. As a result, a strong connection is built among them and the message is easily conveyed. The study here, examines the impact of conversational style in literary works with reference to Maya Angelou's Letter to My Daughter. Through applying such style, the author exposes her personal thoughts and feelings to audience of different levels. The study also examines the different techniques used to effectively change from formal to conversational tone in literary works to go beyond the limit of sentences and words. It also emphasizes that such a style invites readers, but the authors must be careful to be sincere and not to lose their credibility. The researcher suggests that further studies of conversational style should be executed especially, with the vast spread of social media.
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