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Language Metamorphosis and Czech Literature

Class at Faculty of Arts |


1) Czech national language stratification, structural and non-structural variants

2) Standardard and non-standard language, written and spoken language

3) Concepts of style, author´s style and text style

4) Functional style theory, litterary style

5) Style-forming factors

6) Style markedness of linguistic means

7) Use of linguistric means in fiction


Selected texts of Czech writers are addressed in the seminar in the form of presentations, discussions and texts analysis. We will analyse and comment texts from the perspective of language above all.

We will focus on various forms and changes of the Czech language from diachronic and synchronic perspectives.