French repetition of names? - 05/17/12 11:55 PM
I'm reading a novel called Murder in Passy by Cara Black. When the characters talk to each other they use the name of the person they are addressing quite frequently (every 3 sentences or so). Is this particularly French, or just a stylistic choice on the party of the author? I've never known a native English speaker to use a person's name in conversation more than once our twice.