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jailhouse Stylistics :   notes on prose style and function

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  1. Rhetoric 1
    1. Repetition- Epizeuxis, Conduplicatio, conduplicatio, Epimone, EPANALEPSIS, EPISTROPHE...
  2. Rhetoric 2'
    • Structure-Parallel Structure: ISOCOLON, Reversal of Structure: CHIASMUS, order anastrophe,
  3. Rhetoric 3
    • Dramatic-Paralipsis, deferred, the thing already known, APOSIOPESIS, METANOIA, the negative,
  4. Metaphor 1
    • Figures of Comparison-Animals, Nature, Inner States
  5. Metaphor 2
    • Human Biology, Savagery, Poverty,
  6. Functional Grammar 1
    • Theme and Rheme, functions, clauses, conjunction, modal comments, WH- groups,
  7. Functional Grammar 2
    • Process, participants and circumstances, happenings, transitivity, material and mental, attribution, ...
  8. Style
    • The Saxon finish and restatement, Metonymy, Hyperbole sentence length, Left and right branching, Uses of the Passive,
  9. Writing Tips from Fiction
    • Beginnings, Immediacy, Characters, Conflict, Tension, Comparison, Resonance, Revision
  10. Classic Style 1
    • Truth, Presentation, Hedges, Scene Joint Attention, Abstractions Can Be Clear and Exact, Language
  11. Classic Style 2
    • Joint Attention, Steps to classic style, cognitive compression into objects, mental networks, tutorial
  12. Legal Writing
    • Planning, logical sequences and order, sentences, parallelism, ending emphasis, strong precision, persuasion, transitions,
    • signposts, clutter, Drafting, document design, editing and revision
  13. Sentences and Words
    • Be verb, Pronouns, Him, They, whom, Commas, arrangement, to do list
  1. Judge Robert W. Jackson stylistics
    • Set syllogism and modality
  2. J1 clause and conjunction
    • JOHNSON v. UNITED STATES.
  3. J2 clause and conjunction
    • UNITED STATES v. DI RE.