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Author Milic, Louis Tonko

Title A quantitative approach to the style of Jonathan Swift
Published The Hague, Mouton, 1967

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Description 1 online resource (317 pages) illustrations
Series Studies in English Literature ; Volume 23
Studies in English literature (Hague, Netherlands) ; Volume 23.
Contents Acknowledgments; List of tables; List of figures; Introduction; I. The Reputation of Swift's Prose Style; II. The Problem of Style; III. Principles, Assumptions and Methods; IV. Seriation; V. Connection; VI. Words without Meaning; The Consistency of Swift's Style; Quantitative Features of Swift's Style: Grouped Word-Classes; The Stable Style Statistic (SSS); The Stability Factor; Nominal, Verbal and Adjectival Styles; Three-Word Patterns; Introductory Connectives; The Swift Profile; VII. A Case in Point: A Letter to a Young Poet; Conclusion; Appendices
I. Make-up of Samples in Chapters IV and VII. Some Factors of Experimental Design; A. Definition of Word-Classes; B. Comparison of Two Separate Analyses of Modest Proposal; C. Make-up of Samples and Sub-Samples in Chapters VI and VII; D. The Federalist Experiment; E. Parts of Speech Distribution in Three Modem British Writers compared with one Sample of Swift and the Swift Average; F. Closing Sentence-Elements by Word-Class, as a Percentage of Total Sentence; G. The Junius Problem; H. Letter C; Bibliography; Index; Key
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-308)
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Subject Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Literary style
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745
Swift, Jonathan.
English language -- Style -- Statistical methods
Literary style -- History -- 18th century -- Statistical methods
Literary style -- Statistical methods
Literary style
Sprache
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3111400352
9783111400358
3111037495
9783111037493