Introduction to Stylistics


Module Title: Introduction to Stylistics

Module Code: ENG 122(FT)

No. of credits: 3


Aim: To introduce trainees to the stylistic analysis of texts.


Learning Outcomes: By the end of this module, trainees should be able to

  • Identify patterns of language use.
  • Describe and analyze the characteristics of different genres.
  • Comment on quality and meaning in a text.


  • Use and effect of rhetorical devices in English
  • Characteristics of different genres
  • Use and effect of style in specific contexts
  • Study of pragmatic features
  • Analysis of the use and effect of language in different types of texts/genres


Teaching & Learning strategies: Lecture, brainstorming, discussion, group work, presentation.


Mode of Assessment

Continuous Assessment: 100 %