<said>

<said> (speech or thought) indicates passages thought or spoken aloud, whether explicitly indicated in the source or not, whether directly or indirectly reported, whether by real people or fictional characters. [3.3.3. Quotation]
Modulecore
AttributesAttributes att.global (@xml:id, @n, @xml:lang, @xml:base, @xml:space) (att.global.rendition (@rend, @style, @rendition)) (att.global.linking (@corresp, @synch, @sameAs, @copyOf, @next, @prev, @exclude, @select)) (att.global.analytic (@ana)) (att.global.facs (@facs)) (att.global.change (@change)) (att.global.responsibility (@cert, @resp)) (att.global.source (@source)) att.ascribed.directed (@toWhom) (att.ascribed (@who))
aloudmay be used to indicate whether the quoted matter is regarded as having been vocalized or signed.
Status Optional
Datatype
<p> Celia thought privately, <said aloud="false">Dorothea quite despises Sir James Chettam;
   I believe she would not accept him.</said> Celia felt that this was a pity.

<!-- ... -->
</p>
Note

The value true indicates the encoded passage was expressed outwardly (whether spoken, signed, sung, screamed, chanted, etc.); the value false indicates that the encoded passage was thought, but not outwardly expressed.

directmay be used to indicate whether the quoted matter is regarded as direct or indirect speech.
Status Optional
Datatype
Default true

<!-- in the header --><editorialDecl>
 <quotation marks="none"/>
</editorialDecl>
<!-- ... -->
<p>Tantripp had brought a card, and said that <said direct="false">there was a gentleman waiting in the lobby</said>.
The courier had told him that <said direct="false">only Mrs. Casaubon was at home</said>,
but he said <said direct="false">he was a relation of Mr. Casaubon's: would she see him?</said>
</p>
Note

The value true indicates the speech or thought is represented directly; the value false that speech or thought is represented indirectly, e.g. by use of a marked verbal aspect.

Member of
Contained by
core: cit head l sp
dictionaries: form
figures: figure
textcrit: lem rdg
textstructure: body div epigraph
May contain
Declaration
element said
{
   tei_att.global.attributes,
   tei_att.ascribed.directed.attributes,
   attribute aloud { text }?,
   attribute direct { text }?,
   tei_macro.specialPara
}
Example

<!-- in the header --><editorialDecl>
 <quotation marks="all"/>
</editorialDecl>
<!-- ... -->
<p>
 <said>"Our minstrel here will warm the old man's heart with song, dazzle him with jewels and
   gold"</said>, a troublemaker simpered. <said>"He'll trample on the Duke's camellias, spill
   his wine, and blunt his sword, and say his name begins with X, and in the end the Duke
   will say, <said>'Take Saralinda, with my blessing, O lordly Prince of Rags and Tags, O
     rider of the sun!'</said>"</said>
</p>
Example
<p>
 <said aloud="truerend="pre(“) post(”)">Hmmm</said>, said a small voice in his ear.
<said aloud="truerend="pre(“) post(”)">Difficult. Very difficult. Plenty of courage, I see.
   Not a bad mind either. there's talent, oh my goodness, yes — and a nice thirst to prove
   yourself, now that's interesting. … So where shall I put you?</said>
</p>
<p>Harry gripped the edges of the stool and thought, <said aloud="falserend="italic">Not
   Slytherin, not Slytherin</said>.</p>