ENG434 : LITERARY STYLISTICS (2018)

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

Faculty of Arts, Department of Languages

End of Semester Examinations: July 2018

 

COURSE CODE: ENG 434

COURSE TITLE: LITERARY STYLISTICS (3 CREDIT UNITS)

INSTRUCTION: ANSWER THREE (3) QUESTIONS IN ALL. (Your correct use of language elements will earn you additional 1 mark)

TIME: 2 HOURS

 

1.       Explain briefly the concept of style in relation to stylistics. Name the two broad types of stylistics and explain the distinguishing features identified with each.

List six different approaches to stylistics and explain two of them.

(23 marks/40 minutes)

2.       List other approaches (types) that stylisticians adopt to come up with a thorough examination of a literary text?

a.       Explain in details one of the approaches listed above.

b.      Stylistics is multidisciplinary in nature; list the five natures of the discipline.

c.       Name three of the goals which the practice of stylistics aims to achieve

i.                     Write brief notes on them.

(23 marks/40 minutes)

 

3.       Explain phono-graphology as a means of accounting for a linguistic event.

What are the segmental and suprasegmental units of English?

(23 marks/40 minutes)

4.       What do you understand by “register” in English?

List the three determinants of register.

Explain the peculiar linguistic features of the register of a profession of your choice.

(23 marks/40 minutes)

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