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Summer School 2024




This course aims to give students a working understanding of stylistics so that they may employ stylistic techniques in their own work.
Stylistic analysis is the identification and description of style features in written (and spoken) language to explain how such stylistic features evoke particular feelings and responses, intended by the author, in the mind of the reader (or listener). The discipline relates linguistic facts (linguistic description) to meaning (interpretation) in as objective and explicit a way as possible, given that some stylistic techniques can be indirect and have a subliminal effect. In short, we aim to understand how skilled authors subtly influence the delivery of meaning.
The course provides guided critical readings of a wide variety of texts of different genres (fiction, drama, poetry, advertising, business, journalism, legal texts, etc.) to expand students’ lexical and rhetorical repertoire, and to apply the skills and vocabulary thereby gained through working on:
Start 18 JUL 2024 (THU)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee $4,800
開課日期 待定
修業期 4個星期
課程費用 HK$2700


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