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It's Been Said Before

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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Rhetorik und Stilistik / Rhetoric and Stylistics
Subtitle: Ein internationales Handbuch historischer und systematischer Forschung / An International Handbook of Historical and Systematic Research [Volume 2]
Edited By: Ulla Fix
Andreas Gardt
Joachim Knape
Series Title: Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft / Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science / [HSK] 31/2

Rhetoric and stylistics deal with successful human communication and the
arrangement of language in texts. As the most influential of all
language-related disciplines, rhetoric has an ancient tradition and is
presently experiencing a remarkable revival. Stylistics analyzes the
structures of texts with regard to their semantic potential and their
function in the life of the individual and in society. The handbook offers
surveys of theoretical approaches, forms of linguistic practice and
practical contexts from antiquity to the present.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110213713
Pages: 1121
Prices: Europe EURO 366.00
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110178579
Pages: 1121
Prices: Europe EURO 329.00