Style by John HaynesStyle by John Haynes

Style

byJohn HaynesEditorJohn Haynes

Paperback | June 9, 1995

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InStyle, John Haynes provides a lively introduction to the study of expression in relation to meaning.Style:

* introduces readers to the key areas in the study of style through practical exercises
* encourages an interest in and sensitivity to words and structures
* enables students to recognize contrasts within and between texts
* heightens awareness with regards to word choice, meaning, communicative purpose and stylistic convention
* examines an enormous variety of text-types; both literary and non-literary, spoken and written
* in addition to numerous exercises, contains suggestions for project work.

Title:StyleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.21 × 7.48 × 2 inPublished:June 9, 1995Publisher:Taylor and Francis

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415103967

ISBN - 13:9780415103961

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Choosing `le mot juste' Unit 2: Following and Flouting Conventions Unit 3: Live and Dead Metaphors Unit 4: Patterns of Words in text Unit 5: Patterns of Grammar in text Unit 6: The Textual Orchestration of Patterns Unit 7: The Effects of the Medium Unit 8: Sequences of Words and Events Unit 9: The Selection of Significant Detail Unit 10: Personal Attitude, Involvement and Emotion Unit 11: Style as Ideology Unit 12: A Note on the Poetic. Appendix: Suggestions for Project Work. Further Reading.