Diction

(16 words)
  • Editors

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

The social position (the sociolect or idiolect) indicated by the choice of words for the poem.

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Citation:
Editors. "Diction". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001; last revised 30 November -1.
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=274, accessed 25 April 2015.]