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Plot Device
02-06-2011, 03:19 PM
The crazy successful book series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy utilizes italics throughout select portions of the narrative to set off those portions which are not part of the actual story but are really just excerpts from the Guide (the Hitchhiker's Guide). Utilizing the italics to telegraph to the reader that they're reading something separate from the story itself is a clever device. (I won't pretend Douglas Adams invented that device. I am merely trying to point to a well-known specimen of it.)

Does Kindle let you do that? Switch back and forth between Italics and regular font (and even bold font) so that you can indicate a delineation between one narrative vs. another narrative?

I tried Googling "kindle italics" and found nothing.

alleycat
02-06-2011, 03:33 PM
You mean, can a book on Kindle have bold and italic text, as well as regular text?

Yes.

Plot Device
02-06-2011, 05:13 PM
You mean, can a book on Kindle have bold and italic text, as well as regular text?

Yes.


Yes. Thanks! :)