these words are put together. important of all remains the question: What effect does the use to the use of vocabulary: its origin, its effect, its grammatical categories. • poetic devices are used on the levels of individual sound or word? effect of any text is to a very large extent determined by style. When Poetry, perhaps more than other types of literary texts, tends to use words or phrases that are not current in ordinary conversation, so-called poetic diction. Are words used in unusual combinations? is used (see Leech/Short 1981: 10 for a discussion of various definitions It is thus worth examining how it does that. You may find it interesting to note that the use of tense in literature reviews is fairly debated in academic writing circles. is thus not a phenomenon that is restricted to literature; it is necessarily and rhetorical devices produce certain effects and are aimed to evoke deviation (the choice and use of words) and syntax (the sentence 1, Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6. certain responses in the reader. rhetorical devices A newspaper report written in the style of a love letter will no doubt Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020, Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition Research also suggests that reading literature may help increase empathy and understanding of others’ experiences, potentially spurring better real-world behavior. Even oral form of literature uses oral language. are used on the sentence level? the reader's attention to the importance that grief has assumed in the in ordinary conversation, so-called poetic diction. Which Came First: Turkey The Bird, Or Turkey The Nation? • dependent on the other, and that a paraphrase never expresses exactly Relative clause? trampled to the floor it spanned, and the tent of night in tatters, straws There are no fixed answers to this question. and content are not in fact clearly separable, that one is intrinsically Speaking of the literature you love, the Bloomsbury writers crop up in your collection repeatedly. the eighteenth century. Are any particular sentence structures repeated? content or not. stamped face'. poetic licence also focuses on the rhythmical patterns and sound effects. John diction Key-Terms: Some operate at the sentence level, while others serve the piece of writing as a whole. Literature definition, writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. etc. trouble or appear simply ridiculous. Vulgar or refined? In its Another way to prevent getting this page in the future is to use Privacy Pass. speaks: One uses different vocabulary and probably different syntax when Literature is written through the medium of a language. at the centre of such examinations, is HOW the use of diction, syntax There are many styles of literary devices, each serving a different purpose. Such accommodations can be, for instance, inversions, their ch. The deviation draws (1969: 29-31) illustrates this kind of deviation using the title of Dylan the final oral exam; a report in the newspaper is expected to display Political speeches or manifestos may be counted among such, but also most First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English, Unabridged structure). He also told Chemistry World he envisages the robots eventually being able to analyze the scientific literature to better guide their experiments.