Publication details [#3545]

Frier, Wolfgang. 1984. Poetisches Sprechen: Zur linguistischen Analyse moderner Lyrik. In Peer, Willy Van and Jan Renkema, eds. Pragmatics and stylistics. Acco. pp. 193–217.
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A linguistically founded analysis of the 'language games' of modern poetry. The tendency toward deviant language use is correlated and contrasted with everyday language performance. Functions of deviations are considered, the textual sequencing is analyzed, the notion of metaphor is discussed.