Some Stylistic Features of the Biblical Text Cover Image

Неке стилистичке особине библијског текста
Some Stylistic Features of the Biblical Text

Author(s): Marina Stojanović
Subject(s): Applied Linguistics, Theology and Religion, Biblical studies, Stylistics
Published by: Свети Архијерејски Синод
Keywords: figure of speech; Scripture; meaning; parallelism; epithet; metaphor; metonymy; synecdoche; allegory; euphemism

Summary/Abstract: The paper submits a concise overview of certain stylistic devices which frequently appear in the biblical text. Here are mentioned parallelism, epithet, metaphor, metonymy, synecdoche, allegory and euphemism. The aim of the overview is to illustrate the usage of these fixed and frequent figures of speech through examples, as well as to bring out their effect in reception of the text.

  • Issue Year: XLVIII/2015
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 485-498
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Serbian, Hebrew