NOTES ON STYLE AND Stylistics 6
2. EXPRESSIVE MEANS (EM) AND STYLISTIC DEVICES (SD) 21
3. GENERAL NOTES ON FUNCTIONAL STYLES OF LANGUAGE 28
4. VARIETIES OF LANGUAGE 30
5. A BRIEF OUTLINE OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LITERARY (STANDARD) LANGUAGE 36
6. MEANING FROM A STYLISTIC POINT OF VIEW 51
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Poetry analysis: In Memoriam, by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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by Marianne Porter
Tennyson is one of the best known poets of the Victorian era, and indeed his stylistic features and subjects epitomise the
STYLE AND Stylistics 5
2. EXPRESSIVE MEANS (EM) AND STYLISTIC DEVICES (SD) 20
3. GENERAL NOTES ON FUNCTIONAL STYLES OF LANGUAGE 27
4. VARIETIES OF LANGUAGE 30
5. A BRIEF OUTLINE OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LITERARY (STANDARD) LANGUAGE 35
6. MEANING FROM A STYLISTIC POINT...
Wilfred Edward Salter Owen MC (18 March 1893 – 4 November 1918) was an English poet and soldier, one of the leading poets of the First World War. His shocking, realistic war poetry on...
Conjurer’s Revenge Stephen Leacock 17. Gather ye Rose Buds Robert Herrick 18. The Boy Comes Home A. A. Milne *Course Work for Term – I Units from 1 to 9 along with exercises given below each unit *Course Work for Term – II Units from 10 to 18 along with exercises given below each unit (c) Suggestions for Teachers...
the poem’s rich stylistic qualities.
In a general outline of the poem, it is a sonnet with an AABBCCDDEEFFGG rhyme scheme. From the first reading the reader can already discern the textual patterning of the poem. It is divided into two parts, which deviates from the conventional sonnet of 3 stanzas with...
Sonnet I from William Percy, Sonnets to the Fairest Coelia. London, 1594.
Analysis of the communicative situation and the topic, about the figuartive language, the metre and the central problem.
1. Communicative Situation and Topic
In the following I am going to analyse the poem “Sonnet I” by William...
of literature and in stylistics. The few books on the subject that are
available present either an inventory of linguo-stylistic and literary
terms (S. Mostkova, T. Smikalova, S. Chernyavskaya. "English
Literary Terms". L., 1967) or are outlines and essays on English stylistics (И. Р. Гальперин. «Очерки...
STYLISTICANALYSIS OF E.E.CUMMINGS’ POEMS
Stylistics is the study of stylistic variation in languages and of the way in which this is exploited by their users. This definition is certainly general enough; it covers that those who use the term’ stylistics’ would want to be covered by it...
Rising" ), travelling ( Donne's " Go and Catch a Falling Star" )...
Some characteristics of metaphysical poetry:
a tendency to psychological analysis of emotion of love and religion
an ability for imagery that is novel, unpoetical and sometimes shocking, drawn from the common place ( actual life...
entitled “ An investigation into the role of metaphor in description of emotions in English poetic disscourse” and focused on William Shakespeares’ sonnets. The choice is based on two reasons. Firstly, recent research states that “Metaphorical modes of expression are characteristic of all adult discourse”...
I. GENERAL NOTES ON STYLE AND STYLISTICSStylistics, sometimes called l i n g u o - s t y 1 i s t i c s, is a branch of general linguistics. It has now been more or less definitely outlined. It deals mainly with two interdependent tasks: a) the...
suffering and interprets life in the suburbs entirely differently
- “the matter ends” without the couple resolving anything
- in the form of a sonnet, with 14 lines
- highly ordered form of poetry is very ironic because the circumstances being described are disorder and dysfunctional...
Borrowing foreign language means or creating Czech equivalents is not
only restricted to the lexical units but also to the stylistic values. Levý (Levý 1963,
p.69) mentions blank verse, sonnet, ghazal, haiku, and blues in this context.
THE TRANSLATION OF A DRAMATIC TEXT
The translator of a dramatic...
her suffering and interprets life in the suburbs entirely differently
“the matter ends” without the couple resolving anything
in the form of a sonnet, with 14 lines
highly ordered form of poetry is very ironic because the circumstances being described are disorder and dysfunctional...
In Shakespeare’s sonnets, he discusses the conflicts that men have with time, such as time with human being’s body and time with the mind. Although time withers the body and eventually takes away the mind, however, Shakespeare writes that time cannot defeat love, especially when love is written...
most difficult problem which a biographer has to handle, that of the Sonnets. But this will be more conveniently taken up at a later point, and it is only necessary here to put on record the probability that the earliest of the sonnets belong to the period now under discussion. There is a surmise, which...
Writing the Poetry Analysis Précis
The poetic précis is a highly structured four sentence paragraph that records the essential elements of a poem, including the name of the poet, the context of the delivery, the theme or meaning of the poem, the stylistic elements of development...