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Unformatted text preview: support to a volatile player who needs to gain a solid base sentence fragment these are the chronicles of a player who is not without chronic syntactic parallelism The authors goal in writing this text was to make a humorous post through the use of sarcasm. He does this by varying his syntax between slang and formal and informal word choice. For example, he uses slang like railbirds in the same sentence that he uses volatile players. However, the reply from poster PJo336 shows that he did not find Glyndiana Js post funny (ban is used as a flag to the moderator of the forum to restrict the poster from posting). The author attempts to confirm his purpose for writing the text in his reply to PJo336 through his use of humorous syntactic parallelism such as it is only a matter of time before [I] show that i am not a joke and that i am in fact telling jokes about the clowns that showed up to ship it....
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course LING 50 taught by Professor Cummings during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.
- Winter '08