LNGS 725: Stylistics


The course deals with the theoretical issues involved in the concept of style. It will treat current advances in the theory of style. Topics to be dealt with include the definition and functions of stylistics and literature, foregrounding, euphony, imagery, flashback, and style in advertising and political speeches. Attention will be paid to stylistic qualities in oral literature by looking at topics like parallelism, linking and association, ideophones and all forms of imagery.