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NARRATION (Direct and Indirect speech) Presented by: SHALINI BHATT.
NARRATION: The word narration means to say' or 'to assert'. Based on this any statement made by a speaker may be presented in two forms- 1) Direct speech 2) Indirect speech
Direct speech-The statement is presented using similar words(according to context) Indirect speech-The statement is presented using our own words.
Changing into Indiredt 1) 'said' is changed to (said, observed, remarked Eg-He said, ' I agree to it.' 2) 'said to' is changed to (said to, told, informed etc) pointed out, asserted, declared etc). He said that he agreed to it. He said to me, '1 am hungry. He told me that he was hungry.
Changing into Indiredt INTERROGATIVE SENTENCES: 1)'said to'is converted to (ask, enquire of etc) 2) lf the reported speech contains a question in the form of (yes/no), we should add (iflwhether) before reported speech. Eg-Raman said to Anuj, Are you going to Delhi?' Raman asked Anuj (if/whether) I was going to Delhi.
Changing into Indiredt INTERROGATIVE SENTENCES: 3) In case of 'or not' whether'is used. Eg-He said to me, are you coming or not?'(direct) He asked me whether l was going or not. (indirect) 4) He said to me, 'What do you want?' He asked me what I wanted.
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