Repetition in Arabic discourse : paradigms, syntagms, and the ecology of language / Barbara Johnstone.

In this examination of expository prose in contemporary Arabic, structural and semantic repetition is found to be responsible both for linguistic cohesion and for rhetorical force. Johnstone identifies and discusses repetitive features on every level of analysis. Writers in Arabic use lexical couple...

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Main Author: Johnstone, Barbara.
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub., 1991.
Series:Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser. 18.
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