Topicalization as a stylistic mechanism

  • Verma S
  • 4


    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • 1


    Citations of this article.


This paper falls into three parts: first, a discussion of literature as a 'hypersemanticized' use of language; second, a review of the relevance of linguistic analysis to our understanding of 'how the language of literature works'; and third, an examination of topicalization as a stylistic mechanism. © 1976.

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document


  • Shivendra K. Verma

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free