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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: English Literary Stylistics
Written By: Christiana Gregoriou
Series Title: Perspectives on the English Language

This refreshingly straightforward and accessible textbook introduces
students who might not have a linguistic background, to the study of
literary texts. Gregoriou takes an innovative, genre-based approach,
providing students with the analytical skills and theoretical approaches
they need to interpret the language of literature.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0230525415
ISBN-13: 9780230525412
Pages: 216
Prices: U.K. £ 16.99