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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Stylistics
Written By: Peter Verdonk
Series Title: Oxford Introductions to Language Study

The book consists of four sections called Survey, Readings, References, and
Glossary. The survey extends over 75 pages and divides into the
following seven chapters: (1) The Concept of Style; (2) Style in
Literature; (3) Text and Discourse; (4) Perspectives on Meaning; (5) The
Language of Literary Representation; (6) Perspectives on Literary
Interpretation; (7) Stylistics and Ideological perspectives.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Ling & Literature
Literary Stylistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0194372405
ISBN-13: N/A