Date: Mon, 31 Jan 1994 12:18:06 CST
From: "Donald M. Lance" ENGDL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MIZZOU1.BITNET
Subject: Re: Stereotyping of Accent on Film/TV
"sinister" + suave + subtle --- British accents.
plottingly "sinister" + a bit crude -- not upper-class British accent.
A Dracula theme adapted to an American setting wouldn't use a Brit in the
same way. I think other features besides accent come into play, particularly
setting. British and American accents in Rome, Prague, Transylvania,
Istanbul, Reykjevik, New York, Niagara Falls, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los
Angeles, Phoenix, Houston, New Orleans, Montgomery would carry different