An Introduction to the Language of Literature

  • Authors
  • N. F. Blake
Book

Part of the The Language of Literature book series (LOL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. N. F. Blake
    Pages 1-10
  3. N. F. Blake
    Pages 11-21
  4. N. F. Blake
    Pages 22-35
  5. N. F. Blake
    Pages 36-50
  6. N. F. Blake
    Pages 51-68
  7. N. F. Blake
    Pages 69-82
  8. N. F. Blake
    Pages 83-103
  9. N. F. Blake
    Pages 104-121
  10. N. F. Blake
    Pages 122-144
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 145-152

About this book

Introduction

This book presents an introduction to stylistics for students of literature. It does not presuppose linguistic knowledge, but it approaches literature in a linguistic way. In the first half it looks at the make-up of a sentence in English and how sentence elements are exploited by literary authors. In the second half it looks at the way in which a text is unified by elements beyond the sentence. The conclusion exemplifies the theory explained in the previous chapters.

Keywords

cohesion English literature literature Orient pragmatics sound structure style

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