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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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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: Phraséologie oratoire
Subtitle: suivi des Lettres amoureuses
Written By: Philippe Desportes
Edited By: François Rouget

En 1579, Henri III convie certains lettrés à rédiger des manuels de rhétorique et d'éloquence pratique. Le manuscrit autographe de Desportes contenant une «phraséologie oratoire» éclaire sa réelle contribution au projet d'éloquence de Henri III. Ce manuscrit de belles phrases vient rappeler que les activités des membres de l'Académie du Palais se poursuivirent au-delà de leur cadre de réunion comme pour concrétiser par écrit et mettre en pratique les fruits de leurs débats oraux. In 1579, Henri III asked a select group of scholars to put together handbooks on rhetoric and eloquence for him. The manuscript signed by Desportes, containing a "public-speaking phraseology", throws light on his contribution to Henri III's project.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Classiques Garnier Numérique
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): French
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9782812407949
Pages: 387
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