Styles, Grammars, Authors, and Users

  • Andrew I-Kang Li
Conference paper


Using a grammar to understand style can be seen, for students, as involving two main tasks: cultivating a Standard of stylistic correctness and converging the language defined by the grammar and the language of stylistically correct designs. This paper discusses a framework for organizing such an experience, considers how it informs the way we write grammars, presents an example (including a grammar), and reports on a classroom experience.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew I-Kang Li
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  1. 1.The Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong SARChina

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