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Style in English prose

Neil McEwan

Style in English prose

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Published by Longman in Harlow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English prose literature -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.,
  • English language -- Style -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p131-133. - Includes index.

    StatementNeil McEwan.
    SeriesYork handbooks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR756.S8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22833251M
    ISBN 100582792843


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English literature - English literature - Prose: The earliest English prose work, the law code of King Aethelberht I of Kent, was written within a few years Style in English prose book the arrival in England () of St. Augustine of Canterbury. Other 7th- and 8th-century prose, similarly practical in character, includes more laws, wills, and charters.

According to Cuthbert, who was a monk at Jarrow, Bede at the time. Books shelved as english-prose: by George Orwell, A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, Animal Farm by George Orwell, The Anatomy of Melancholy by. Classic Essays on English Prose Samuel Johnson on the Bugbear Style There is a mode of style for which I know not that the masters of oratory have yet found a name; a style by which the most evident truths are so obscured, that they can no longer be perceived, and the most familiar propositions so disguised that they cannot be knownAuthor: Richard Nordquist.

Style in English Prose, ) Cyril Connolly on the Relation Between Form and Content "Style is the relation between form and content. Where the content is less than the form, where the author pretends to emotion he does not feel, the language will seem flamboyant.

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On the following pages, we will explain some of the most important stylistic devices (also called rhetorical devices or figures of speech) – they are not only useful for analysing texts, but also for creating your own texts.

Stylistic devices make your speeches, essays etc. more interesting and lively and help you to get and keep your reader. “Swift, the greatest writer of English prose, and the greatest man who has ever written great English prose.” But there are reasons for this greatness. One of the main reasons is that Swift wrote in a very plain and downright style.

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rhetorical religious books that for several centuries were to be an outstanding feature of English prose. In addition they mark a distinctive step ahead in the evolution of English prose style.

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Aiming to make early modern prose more visible to teachers, this volume approaches prose as a genre that requires as much analysis and attention as the drama and poetry of the time. The essays collected here consider the broad cultural questions raised by prose and explore prose style, showing teachers how to hone students’ writing skills in.

Applied Linguistics (about the first edition) This book describes the ways in which the techniques of linguistic analysis and literary criticism can be combined, and illuminated, through the linguistic study of literary style. It draws on the prose fiction of the last years to demonstrate the approach/10(23).A fine prose style, if we are veteran readers, and equal to it, affords one of the most delicious experiences in the whole world of art.

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