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The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and Illustrated with Examples (Paperback) Loot Price: R652
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The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and Illustrated with Examples (Paperback): John...
The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and Illustrated with Examples (Paperback): John...

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The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and Illustrated with Examples (Paperback)

John Franklin Genung

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... manufactured thing; these external helps from voice and type do not create but only recognize and record it. The same thing is done more efficiently because more organically through the masterful arrangement of sentence-elements, an artistic procedure that justifies itself by being most effective when least realized. This, then, is the ideal: seek so to place words that they will emphasize themselves; and do not make the interpretation of a sentence depend on the manner in which it is read. In order to get at the distribution of emphasis inside of the sentence or clause, we have to recognize by a disciplined tact the places where emphasis is most naturally concentrated, and as well also the intermediate or outlying tracts that have no special distinction.2 1 For the use of italics for stress, see above, pp. 128, 129. 2 For collocation in phraseology, and its relation to emphasis, see above, pp. 243, H4J for inversion and its objects, p. 277.--" As, in an army on the march, the fight-Outset and Culmination The two great foci of emphasis, the beginning and the end, are here denned by the names outset and culmination, to indicate not only the fact but the kind of stress that belongs to these points respectively; a distinction determined by the sense of the fact that a sentence exists for the purpose of adding a new thought to the stocV already presumably in the reader's possession. To the beginning belongs the stress due to the outset of attention, the natural initiation of the thought: namely, what is nearest in thought to the reader's inquiry, or to the core-idea of the previous sentence; and what is the best preliminary to the forward step which it is the business of the present sentence to take. Typically, this is the subject, as being the...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: John Franklin Genung
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 230
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-25046-0
Barcode: 9781150250460
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-25046-1

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