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By Katie Wales

ISBN-10: 1408231158

ISBN-13: 9781408231159

During the last ten years there were outstanding advances in stylistics. those have given upward thrust to new phrases and to revised taking into account thoughts and re-definitions of phrases. A Dictionary of Stylistics, second version includes over six hundred alphabeticlly indexed entries: totally revised because the first and moment variations, it comprises many new entries.

Drawing fabric from stylistics and more than a few comparable disciplines comparable to sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics and standard rhetoric, the revised 3rd variation presents a beneficial reference paintings for college kids and lecturers of stylistics, in addition to serious discourse research and literary feedback. whilst it offers a normal photo of the character, insights and methodologies of stylistics. in addition to explaining terminology truly and concisely, this version encompasses a topic index for extra ease of use.

With a number of quotations; motives for lots of easy phrases from grammar and rhetoric; and a entire bibliography, this can be a distinctive reference paintings and guide for stylistic and textual research. scholars and academics at secondary and tertiary degrees of English language and literature or English as a overseas or moment language, and of linguistics, will locate it a useful resource of knowledge.

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G. the cycle of the seasons, and old age. Archetypal criticism of this kind is indebted to the work of the anthropologist Sir James Fraser at the turn of the twentieth century, and of the psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung, particularly his theory of the ‘collective unconscious’. For Jung, dreams, as well as literature, universally make use of primordial archetypes: mountain peaks, towers, river valleys; a theory much exploited by James Joyce in his last work, the ‘dream-vision’ Finnegans Wake. ■ argot Borrowed from French (but of unknown origin) argot refers to the special linguistic usages of certain (usually anti-social) groups of people, such as thieves.

Archetype From Gk meaning ‘original pattern’, and so close in meaning to prototype, this word is often colloquially used to refer to something ‘typical’, or the perfect example. g. the cycle of the seasons, and old age. Archetypal criticism of this kind is indebted to the work of the anthropologist Sir James Fraser at the turn of the twentieth century, and of the psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung, particularly his theory of the ‘collective unconscious’. For Jung, dreams, as well as literature, universally make use of primordial archetypes: mountain peaks, towers, river valleys; a theory much exploited by James Joyce in his last work, the ‘dream-vision’ Finnegans Wake.

G. oft(en). It can usefully be applied to the clipping in informal speech and writing in words like ad(vert)(isement); photo(graph); goss(ip). g. tip, top; slit, slot). (2) in compounds like flip-flop; tick-tock; pitter-patter, where the alternation of vowel symbolizes alternation of movement or sound (also known as ablautcombinations); and classed generally as reduplicatives by Randolph Quirk et al. 1985). : . . throned behind Death with a sovereignty that heeds but hides, bodes but abides . .

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