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linguistic analytical methods

 
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 Englishbiz Guide to Stylistic Analysis

 

Analytical Methods

LEXIS/
SEMANTICS

GRAMMAR

PRAGMATICS

PHONETICS/
PHONOLOGY

GRAPHOLOGY

DISCOURSE

Examining the stylistic aspects of a text at the level of word choice and word meaning.

...at the level of sentence structure.

...at the level of inferred meaning created by social context.

...at the level of word sounds.

... at the level of the way the form or visual appearance of a text signifies and shapes meaning.

...at the level of a text's structural coherence and unity as well as its  social, cultural and ideological aspects.