Andrew Kwame Yankyerah


The aim of this essay is to do a stylistic analysis on Te Deum Laudamus. Stylistic techniques and methods are employed for this task under the aspects of syntactic semantic, phonological and graphological patterns. Effects of linguistic foregrounding are also highlighted in the paper. The analysis revealed that the poet made use of stylistic and linguistic tools not only to deepen his message but also to make it effective and aesthetic.

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linguistic foregrounding; violation; paradigmatic association; Te Deum laudamus

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