Essay on Epithets
Expressive means of the language
Language can be neutral and expressive. Expressiveness can be distinguished at all levels of the language. The expressive means of the language are phonetic, morphological, word-building, lexical, phraseological and syntactical forms that exist in the language as a system for the purpose of logical and emotional intensification of the utterance. expressive means exist on all the levels of the language. The most powerful are phonetic expressive means including stress, whispering, high/fall alliteration.
Morphological expressive means include the use of second and third persons.
Word-building expressive means - the use of deminuative suffixes, such as -y (frequently …show more content…
Pecularities of the oral variety:
· abundant use of ellypes [happy to meet you; who you will?]
By the notion of ellypses we understand a simple sentence with the subject or part of a predicate. The object is ommited and the parts which are ommitted can be reconstructed by the means of a situation.
· the use of the direct word order in questions or ommissions of auxilliary verbs [you have been to school?]
· the abundant use of shortenings
· emphatic constructions and words [naive that she is].
· incompleteness of the sentences [you don't come, she will].
· the absence of articles and prepositions [I don't know he'll be here].
· vocabulary pecularities [infant - child - kid]
· the use of simple