2023: XXV

«J’offre un verre d’un»: giochi di nomi nei giornali di trincea francesi della Prima guerra mondiale

Loredana Trovato
Università di Trieste

Pubblicato 2023-10-05

Parole chiave

  • wordplay,
  • French trench journals,
  • World War I,
  • proper nouns


This paper aims to analyze the role of proper nouns in generating wordplays within French trench journals. Following a brief introduction to the corpus and the connection between proper nouns and wordplay, we present several examples to illustrate the frequent use of puns in these publications, intended to entertain and divert the soldiers.