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Unformatted text preview: ty ○ Inversion: deviation from normal word order ■ Strange fits of passion I have known ○ Hysteron Proteron: inversion of the natural order of events ■ Let us die and rush into battle ○ Parallelism: repetition of syntactical units (phrases, clauses, sentences) ■ Easy come, easy go ○ Chiasmus: cross­wise arrangement of elements ■ Fair is foul, foul is fair ○ Asyndeton: unusual omission of conjunctions ○ Polysyndeton: use of (unnecessarily) many conjunctions ○ Anacoluthon: syntactical inconsistency or incoherence within a sentence; a shift in an unfinished sentence from one syntactic construction to another ■ You really ought ­ well, do it your way ● Syntax: parts of speech, clause patterns, phrases and their constituents (ex. heads) Does anyone know how we could be tested on this? ­­he mentioned there might be places where we have to define things ○ Five Canonical Clause Structures I. ordinary intransitive S­V We hesitated. S II. complex­intransitive ­V­C S We felt happy. d III. ordinary monotransitive S­V­O We sold our house. d o IV. complex­transitive S­V­O ­C We made them happy. i d V. ditransitive S­V­O ­O We gave them some food. ○ Narrative Stance ■ Quoted or Direct Speech ● He laid down his bundle and thought of his misfortune. “And just what pleasure have I found, since I came into this world?” he asked. ■ Reported or Normal Indirect Speech ● He laid down his bundle and thought of his misfortune. He asked himself what pleasure he had found since he came into the world. ■ Free Indirect Speech ● He laid down his bundle and thought of his misfortune. And just what pleasure had he found, since he came into the world? ○ This form is used frequently in Their Eyes and signifies the awareness of self/newfound voice/coming to consciousness ○ her divided voice is “a verbal analogue of her double experiences as a woman in a male­dominated world and as a black person in a nonblack world” ­Afterword ● Semantics: ○ The most important roles ■ Agent: doer responsible for an action or event taking place ● I hit the boy ■ Force: doer (without volition) res...
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