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Author Fotheringham, Lynn S., author

Title Persuasive language in Cicero's Pro Milone : a close reading and commentary / Lynn S. Fotheringham
Published London : Institute Of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (1 electronic document (523 pages) : digital, PDF files
Series Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Supplement ; 121
Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Supplement ; 121
Contents Introduction -- Trial, text, commentary -- Historical issues -- Style and close reading -- The structure of the text -- General principles -- A note on paragraphs and sections -- Rhetorical theory -- 'Topic' and the Topic-Sentence -- Topic-sentences and existing structural analyses -- Style -- General principles -- Syntax and complexity -- A note on 'Periodicitt' and other terminology -- Complexity and structure -- Complexity and existing structural analyses -- Vocabulary -- General principles -- Vocabulary and structure -- Vocabulary distribution and existing structural analyses -- Interaction -- Shifts in speaker and addressee -- Speakers, addressees and structure -- Conclusion
Summary "Analyses the style and structure of one of [Cicero's] important speeches ... applies ideas from modern linguistics (sentential topic, lexical patterning, interactional discourse), and explores the possibilities and limitations of quantitative analysis ... in the areas of syntax and vocabulary."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Notes In English and Latin, with English translation
Online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed November 02, 2017)
Subject Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Pro Milone -- Language.
Form Electronic book
Author University of London. Institute of Classical Studies.
ISBN 1905670680 (electronic pdf)
9781905670680 (electronic pdf)
Other Titles Cicero's Pro Milone : a close reading