Language and Style in "The Inheritors"

Language and Style in "The Inheritors"

By: David L. Hoover (author)Hardback

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Language and Style in The Inheritors; links the linguistic characteristics of the language of William Golding's underappreciated second novel with larger stylistic and thematic issues to achieve a satisfying and persuasive interpretation while also demonstrating the usefulness and effectiveness(and some of the limitations) of linguistic and computer-assisted approaches, without being overwhelmingly theoretical or technical.

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David L. Hoover is a linguistic consultant and Associate Professor of English at New York University.


chapter 1 List of Tables and Graphs chapter 2 List of Abbreviations chapter 3 Preface chapter 4 Pint of View, Style, and Interpretation chapter 5 A Famous Analyses Revisited chapter 6 Transitivity, Agency, and Animism chapter 7 Readability, Vocabulary Richness, and Other Statistical Measures chapter 8 Words, Words, Words: Diction and Dialogue chapter 9 Language and Style chapter 10 Novel Corpus: Rank List chapter 11 Novel Corpus: Alphabetic List chapter 12 Notes chapter 13 References chapter 14 Index

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  • publication date: 28/10/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780761812630
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780761812630
  • weight: 526
  • ISBN10: 0761812636

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