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Stylistics
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Name given to approach to texts on this course.
Linguistic evidence is always given
2
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Language Levels
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Lexis and Semantics
Grammar
Phonetics
Graphology
Pragmatics
Discourse
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Lexis
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Term used to refer to vocab.
Grouping words together based on role function. Called word classes.
4
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Open Word Classes
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Noun
Verb
Adjective
Adverb
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Semantics
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Study of the meaning of Language
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Semantic Field
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Group of words with a theme in common
7
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Collocates
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Words commonly associated with each other.
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Fixed expression
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Longer collocate:
"At the end of the day"
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Metaphor
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One thing presented in terms of another.
10
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Synonym
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Word that means same as another
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Antonym
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Opposite meanings
12
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Hyponymy
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Relationship between more general and more specific words
E.g. electronics --> hardware --> computer --> laptop --> Chromebook --> Acer
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Euphemisim
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Politer word or phrase
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Dysphemism
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Blunt, direct, impolite word or phrase. Opposite of Euphemism