In this module you are introduced to the subject of stylistics. In this we have discussed about the definitions of style, what is stylistics its meaning and definitions, background of the discipline stylistics, some of the major theoretical concepts of different linguistic or literary schools and movement that helped in developing stylistics as an independent discipline. Later on you have seen how stylistics arrived as a discipline. Further, you have seen what stylistics does or how to analyze a text using stylistic devices. We have also discussed some of the major stylistic devices like foregrounding, deviation etc. For more on this module, please find the e-text, learn more and self-assessment tabs.
INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS & PHONETICS – STYLISTICS