Analyzing Prose: Second Edition / Edition 2

Analyzing Prose: Second Edition / Edition 2

by Richard Lanham
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0826461905

ISBN-13: 9780826461902

Pub. Date: 06/26/2003

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This second edition of the classic linguistics text provides a basic descriptive terminology for prose style. What is a noun style? A verb style? A hypotactic or a paratactic one? How does the running style differ from the periodic style? What do "high, middle, and low" prose style mean? How might one apply the classical terminology of rhetorical figures to prose

Overview

This second edition of the classic linguistics text provides a basic descriptive terminology for prose style. What is a noun style? A verb style? A hypotactic or a paratactic one? How does the running style differ from the periodic style? What do "high, middle, and low" prose style mean? How might one apply the classical terminology of rhetorical figures to prose analysis? Analyzing Prose supplies detailed, carefully charted answers to these questions in order to teach the student of prose style how and where to begin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826461902
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/26/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.64(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition Introduction 1. Noun and Verb Styles 2. Parataxis and Hypotaxis 3. The Periodic Style and the Running Style 4. Styles Seen 5. Voiced and Unvoiced Styles 6. Tacit Persuasion Patterns 7. Two Lemon Squeezers 8. High, Middle, and Low Styles 9. Opaque Styles and Transparent Styles 10. Value Judgments Epilogue What's Next for Text? A Brief Glossary of Rhetorical Terms

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