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In extract (1), for example, Rose begins by using indirect speech to report the words of the doctor who first diagnosed her high blood pressure (I was told by the doctor that I had to go to bed), then uses direct speech to animate him as a character in the story and to dramatise his concern (and when he came in to take my blood pressure he . . was very concerned “if you don’t stay there” he said “well you’ll have to go in hospital”). Research on actual interactions between doctors and patients (rather than reported interactions, as here) has found that patients behave deferentially to their doctors, tending to speak only when spoken to rather than initiating an exchange themselves.

It’s not everybody’s view but when I look round the waiting room I can see the people who take the same view as me and they really don’t want to know they don’t want to catch anybody’s eye to actually get into a chat with anybody. . which you can easily do if you want to We can now see that the narrative in (20) relates what must have been a traumatic occasion for Josephine, although she frames it as an amusing story by laughing at the beginning of her story. She remembers an occasion when she was in the outpatient transplant clinic at the same time as a woman who happened to be visually handicapped and who had received a transplant at the same time as Josephine.

RT We did, we understood it, or rather we grew up knowing that this here was our home. If we applied for permits for friends and they came in here, controls up there and so on “oh my God how can you live here this is impossible, locked up and” we didn’t have that feeling. It was the way it was, here was our HOUSE it belonged to us and (sighs) we never had any problems with the border guards or whatever or those who controlled or whatever you had to show the permit, so what, of course it said that you were allowed in here that you live here and so on the guards knew you, they opened the gate already from far if you approached by car.

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