General Information Course name ECTS Credits Semester Stylistics 5 summer Aims The aim of the subject is to aid the teaching process by which the students become aware of the richness and variety of English stylistic means of communication. The students should acquaint themselves with the concepts of functional styles, stylistic semasiology, phonetic, lexical, morphological and syntactic expressive means and stylistic devices. The students should be able to stylistically identify, classify and describe the elements of language used in speech. Contents Stylistics, its aims, tasks, types, connections with other linguistic branches, its perspectives. Functional Styles. Bookish and Colloquial. The style of official documents, its characteristics. The scientific prose, its characteristics. The newspaper style, its characteristics. The publicistic style, its characteristics. The belletristic style, its characteristics. The colloquial styles, their characteristics. Stylistic Lexicology. Morphological Stylistics. Phonetic and Graphic Expressive Means and Stylistic Devices. Stylistic Semasiology. Lexico-semantic Stylistic Devices. Figures of Substitution. Stylistic Semasiology. Figures of Combination. Stylistic Syntax. S yntactic Stylistic Devices. Evaluation Written tests, presentations on functional styles, examination. A- 87-100% B- 77-86% C- 69-76% D- 61-68% E- 56-60% FX- 55 and less Bibliography Bradford T. Stull. The Elements of Figurative Language. -London: Prentice Hall, 2002. Turner G.W. Stylistics.-London: Penguin Books, 1973. Wales K. A Dictionary of Stylistics.-London: Longman, 2001. Wright L., Hope J. Stylistics: A Practical Coursebook.-London: Routledge,1995. Yefimov L., Yasinetskaya E. Practical Stylistics of English.-Vynnyttsa: Nova Knyha, 2004.240p.