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Linguistics, stylistics, and the teaching of composition

Linguistics, stylistics, and the teaching of composition

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English

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  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Donald McQuade.
    ContributionsMcQuade, Donald.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16515002M

    The relation between stylistics and linguistics The teaching of Stylistics depends on a technical terminology with which students can describe the stylistic choices. Much of this technical terminology is in practice taken from traditional grammar or from some linguistic theory. in the winter term / teaching English literature and linguistics to non-native (i.e. German) students of English. This course was taught by Sibylle Pärsch and the author, and involved about 40 undergraduate university students in their first, second or third year of study (the German Grundstudium). Most students studied English.

    A Stylistic Approach to Teaching Literature at the College Level analyzes the features of literary language to develop students’ sensitivity to literature. Stylistics is concerned with the choices that are available to a writer, and the reasons why particular forms and expressions are used rather than others (Tungesh, ).File Size: KB. There are books that discuss theory, grammar, corpus linguistics, research design and statistics, semantics and pragmatics, stylistics, and discourse analysis. Students in E have a nice bibliography of resources on their : Naomi Lederer.

    Write an essay that discusses how the study of stylistics/language in literature can help improve one’s English language. ( words) To answer the question of how stylistics improves one’s English language is to understand the question itself. Linguistics and Literature: An Introduction to Literary Stylistics judgement Kegan Paul kind langue lexical lexicon linguistic study literary criticism literary language literary style literary stylistics literary texts literature London meaning metaphor metre metrical modern linguistics normal paradigmatic particular pattern pause Reviews: 1.


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A new revised and expanded version of the book that became an “underground classic” in the world of composition. The contributors report on significant research and theory in composition as well as methods of effectively teaching writing to the current generation of com­position by: 8.

Intended to chart the interconnections of linguistics, stylistics, and the teaching of composition, this book encourages a productive collective effort to cultivate linguistics among teachers of by: 8.

Linguistics, Stylistics, and the Teaching of Composition offered teachers of writing a broad sampling of the thought-provoking work of some of this nation's most distinguished composition theorists. The volume focused on how composition theory might draw on linguistics and stylistics to elucidate both the nature of the writing process as well as on the pedagogical.

The primary purpose of this book is to present a discussion of a stylistic analysis approach to the study of literature and a demonstration of its possible relevance to the stylistics of literature. Stylistics is defined as the study of literary and the teaching of composition book from a linguistics orientation and is distinguished from literary criticism and linguistics in that it links the two and has no.

He was the co-editor of Language Teaching: A Scheme for T Professor Henry Widdowson is an internationally acclaimed authority in applied linguistics and language teaching. His many books, articles, and lectures have been seminal in establishing both the field of applied linguistics and its mode of enquiry/5.

STYLISTICS Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings – all in the same Size: 2MB.

Paul Simpson is a Professor of English Language in the School of English at Queen’s University Belfast. He is best known for his books and articles in stylistics and critical linguistics and his publications in this area include Language, Ideology and Point of View, Language through Literature and the co-authored textbook Language and Power, all published by Routledge.

STYLISTICS Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings – all in the same volume.

Stylistics is a linguistic branch that is immediately relevant to foreign language teaching. This applies to both linguistic and literary stylistics. Language learn-ers must know which linguistic devices are preferred by native speakers in specific contexts.

Without such a linguostylistic competence, communication errorsFile Size: KB. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Linguistics, stylistics, and the teaching of composition.

Akron, Ohio: Dept. of English, University of Akron, © Emphasising the formal generative approach, the book explores well-known language teaching methods, looking at the extent to which linguistic theory is relevant to the different approaches.

This is the first textbook to provide an explicit discussion of language teaching from the point of view of formal linguistics. Etymology, Syntax, Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology, Lexicography, Historical-Comparative Linguistics, Semantics and all the other wonderful stuff that I studied in college.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Stylistics is a branch of applied linguistics concerned with the study of style in texts, especially, but not exclusively, in literary works. Also called literary linguistics, stylistics focuses on the figures, tropes, and other rhetorical devices used to provide variety and a distinctness to someone's : Richard Nordquist.

Stylistics, then, is a sub-discipline which grew up in the second half of the twentieth century: It’s beginnings in Anglo-American criticism are usually traced back to the publication of the books listed below: Fowler, Roger, Essays on Style in Language.

Freeman, Donald, File Size: KB. Pragmatic Stylistics will be of interest to those studying or teaching stylistics and literature within Applied Linguistics and related courses.

Its generous range of topics and literary examples would also, I think, appeal to students of English. Grammar in American college composition: an historical overview / Robert J. Connors --Teaching style / Edward P.J.

Corbett --Brain, rhetoric, and style / W. Ross Winterowd --Released into language: errors, expectations, and the legacy of Mina Shaughnessy / David Bartholomae --Knowledge, acknowledgment, and writing across the curriculum. Stylistics and the Teaching of Literature by H. Widdowson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(41).

This book offers a global exploration of current theory and practice in the teaching of stylistics and the implementation of stylistic techniques in teaching other subjects. Pedagogical stylistics is a field that looks at employing stylistic analysis in teaching.

Stylistics is a branch of applied linguistics which studies style, especially in works of literature. Above all, it has long fascinated academics working at the interface between language and literature, as is attested in the opening chapter of Linguistics and Literary History by Leo Spitzer ().

The present major work is organized into four parts across six volumes. 31 Language and Literature: Stylistics PETER STOCKWELL 1 Introduction It might seem obvious to the non-specialist that literature, the most culturally valued and aesthetically prestigious form of language practice, is best studied using the resources developed in the field of linguistics.

However, this truismFile Size: KB. Published as Linguistics and Poetics inJakobson's lecture is often credited with being the first coherent formulation of stylistics, and his argument was that the study of poetic language should be a sub-branch of linguistics. The poetic function was one of six general functions of language he described in the lecture.

Stylistics and the Teaching of Literature. by H.G. Widdowson. Applied Linguistics and Language Study. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Taylor And Francis.Stylistics: the study of style; yet just as style can be viewed in several ways, so there are several different stylistic approaches.

This variety in stylistics is due to the main influences of linguistics and literary criticism. Stylistics in the twentieth century replaces and expands on the earlier study of rhetoric.