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.
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Richard Lanham is Professor Emeritus of English at UCLA, Los Angeles, USAReview:
"Unlike most how-to books on essay writing, Lanham's leads the reader through an examination of different writers' texts, pinpointing stylistic devices one is not supposed to use if one aspires to effective communication. Recommended."" -Choice Magazine, Febraury 2004"
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Book Description Scribner, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110023675608
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