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Point of View (Routledge Revivals)

A Linguistic Analysis of Literary Style, 1st Edition

By Susan L. Ehrlich

Routledge

132 pages

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The purpose of Point of View, first published in 1990, is twofold: from the perspective of linguistics, to analyse the discourse structure of texts; from the perspective of literary studies, to explain certain non-linguistic aspects of the texts in terms of linguistic form. This study therefore aims to provide a balanced and sufficiently comprehensive account of the relationship between linguistic form and point of view. It will be of particular value to literature students with an interest in linguistics, and literary style.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Sentence-Based Approaches to Point of View 2. Cohesion, Coherence, and Episodes 3. Referential and Semantic Connector Linking 4. Temporal Linking 5. Aspect, Coherence, and Point of View 6. Conclusions 7. Implications: The Foreground/Background Distinction; Notes; References; Subject Index; Author Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
LAN009060
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Syntax
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General