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ERIC Number: EJ360605
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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Agents and Actions: An Excursion in Plain Style.
Pounds, Wayne
Rhetoric Review, v6 n1 p94-106 Fall 1987
Discusses ways to define, describe and evaluate plain style. Provides results of T-unit and stylistic analysis of several authors, including Orwell and Swift. Distinguishes between scientific ideals of plain style as depersonalized clarity and plain style essayists' cultivation of personal voice. Applies theories of F. Christensen and J. Williams regarding mature plain style. (JG)
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Language: English
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