Stylistics: A Resource Book for Students

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CONTENTS
Contents cross-referenced x
List of illustrations xii
Acknowledgements xiii
AIntroduction: key concepts in stylistics1
1 What is stylistics? 2
2 Stylistics and levels of language 5
3 Grammar and style 9
4 Rhythm and metre 14
5 Narrative stylistics 18
6 Style as choice 22
7 Style and point of view 26
8 Representing speech and thought 30
9 Dialogue and discourse 34
10 Cognitive stylistics 38
11 Metaphor and metonymy 41
12 Stylistics and verbal humour 45
BDevelopment: doing stylistics49
1 Developments in stylistics 50
2 Levels of language at work: an example from poetry 53
3 Sentence styles: development and illustration 59
4 Interpreting patterns of sound 66
5 Developments in structural narratology 70
6 Style and transitivity 74
7 Approaches to point of view 77
8 Techniques of speech and thought presentation 80
9 Dialogue in drama 85
10 Developments in cognitive stylistics 89
11 Styles of metaphor 92
CExploration: investigating style97
1 Is there a 'literary language'? 98
2 Style, register and dialect 102
3 Grammar and genre: a short study in Imagism 108
4 Styles in a single poem: an exploration 112
5 A sociolinguistic model of narrative 114

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