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Playing musical words
One of the quickest ways to make your writing voice stand out from the crowd is to master the use of literary devices. Some devices are just fancy names for specific types of diction and syntax. For example, anastrophe is … Continue reading
Posted in Literary devices, Style and voice, Writer's resource Tagged alliteration, anastrophe, Assonance, cacophony, consonance, euphony, hyperbaton, Literary devices, Star Wars 2 Comments
Order matters how?
While diction determines word choice, syntax determines where the words are placed. Language without syntax are words strung together with no method to the madness–in other words, nonsense. Our normal syntax mimics what we have heard before. Unique syntax requires mixing … Continue reading
Posted in Style and voice, Teaching writing skills, Writer's resource Tagged Sentence (linguistics), Star Wars, Syntax, Writer's voice 3 Comments