The Portrayal of Lilia in E. M. Forster’s Where Angels Fear to Tread: A Transitivity-Based Perspective
Nisreen Tawfiq Yousef

In this paper, I focus on the portrayal of the female protagonist in E. M. Forster‘s novel Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905) within the Hallidian transitivity system. This model has been applied to shed light on the portrayal of the novel‘s heroine through the text‘s specific choices of transitivity types and other related linguistic features. The aim is to explore how the choice of certain processes and their participants influences the making of meaning and contributes to the shaping of characterisation and theme making in the novel.

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