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Performing Prose
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Performing Prose equips readers with the tools to analyze style in relation to subject and rhetorical situation. The authors draw from a range of writers and genres to illustrate concepts and strategies. Topics include grammar, convention and deviation, voice, tropes, schemes, images, and rituals of language.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Book Title
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. p. v
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-xi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. p. xiii
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  1. 1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-16
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  1. 2. Motives of Style
  2. pp. 17-37
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  1. 3. Convention and Deviation
  2. pp. 38-55
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  1. 4. Distinction: From Voice to Footing
  2. pp. 56-70
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  1. 5. The Rhetorical Tradition
  2. pp. 71-83
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  1. 6. Tropes
  2. pp. 84-105
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  1. 7. Schemes
  2. pp. 106-128
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  1. 8. Images
  2. pp. 129-144
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  1. 9. Rituals of Language
  2. pp. 145-162
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  1. 10. Style and Culture
  2. pp. 163-170
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  1. Appendix on Grammar
  2. pp. 173-185
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  1. Notes
  2. p. 187
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  1. Works Cited
  2. pp. 189-195
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 197-203
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  1. Author Bios
  2. p. 205
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  1. Back Cover
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