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Lexical and Grammatical Deviation

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Shaima' Ziara

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Transcript of Lexical and Grammatical Deviation

Why do poets use deviation?
Lexical Deviation
NEOLOGISM: Newly coined word or expression.
Grammatical Deviation
grammatical deviation indicates the social classes of speakers.
Lexical and Grammatical Deviation
Presented by:
Shaima' Ziara
Lexical and Grammatical Deviation
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To sound unique
What is Deviation?
The action of departing from an established course or accepted standard.
Linguistic Deviation:
a term used to describe spelling and pronunciation of a word or a sentence structure which does not conform to a norm.
Functional conversion: the process of converting a word from one grammatical class to another
Lexical Deviation
Lexical Deviation
Affixation: the addition of a prefix or suffix to an item already in the language.
Lexical Deviation
Compounding: the joining together of two or more items to make a single compound one
Shakespeare created over 1700 words that we use today! Examples: Assassination, gossip, luggage, submerge, etc.
Spenser: Blatant.
Pope: Casuistry.
My heart in hiding
Stirred for a bird-the achieve of, the mastery of the thing.
(Hopkins ,The Windhover)
And I Tiresias have foresuffered all. (T.S. Eliot).
Widow-making, unchilding and unfathering. (Hopkins)
In E. E. Cumming's "In Just": goat-footed, mud-luscious , puddle-wonderful, balloonman, eddieandbill, bettyandisbel..
Morphological deviation
An intentional deviation from the ordinary spelling, formation, construction, or application, of words.
Syntactic Deviation
1) bad or incorrect grammar.
2)syntactic rearrangement/ hyperbaton.
Museyroom, eggtentical, and intellible. (James Joyce, Finnegan's Wake)
Then spake king Arthur to Sir Bedivere.(Tennyson, Morte d' Arther).
Bright as the sun, her eyes the gazers strike (Alexander Pope, The Rape of the Lock).
Speaker(1) Speaker(2)
I aint done nothing. I haven't done anything.
I don't it yesterday. I didn't do it yesterday.
I were not me that I didn't do it .
done it.
Applied Linguistics: Stylistics and Language Teaching- eBook.
World Association of Arab Translators and Linguists (WATA) (website).
Arabic Article from: http://www.alriyadh.com/997491
Slideshare: Types of Linguistic Deviation.
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