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Department
English
Course
EN 1001
Professor
P.Rosendal
Semester
Fall

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Prose: Nonfiction September 18 Qualities of Prose: 1. Prose: no sustained regular (pattern) metre; a continuous, connected order; style  Analysing prose styles - diction (word choice): abstract or concrete, formal or informal, up to date or archaic, lots of adjectives and adverbs or few?; syntax (sentence structure); figures of speech; tone 2. Prose nonfiction: the essay  Aldous Huxley's definition: "a literary device for saying almost everything about almost anything"  Origins and purpose (see Montaigne's Essais (1580))  Relation to your own academic writing: process and product 3. Aristotle's elements of rhetoric: invention, disposition, style  Invention: models of persuasion (logos, pathos, ethos)  Audience and context: purpose  Style: some rhetorical devices (anaphora - a type of repetition; rhetorical questions; figure of speech - metaphor, simile, analogy); parallelism  Logos: logic, reason  Pathos: sympathy, empathy, feeling; can add force to an argument, but should not replace logos  Et
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