Stephen Donaldson Analysis Part Two – Findings

Here is a summary of my findings, I’ll add the detailed analysis in a future ...

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Stephen Donaldson Analysis Part Three – Evaluation and References

I believe that the main aims of the project have been at least partly achieved because of what has emerged in the findings section. Specifically the following ideas: (a)    The use of modifier complexes (by the author) to intensify an event in the text (b)   The use of metaphor (by the author) as a reference […]

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Stephen Donaldson Analysis Part Two – Findings

Here is a summary of my findings, I’ll add the detailed analysis in a future post. Field The extracts are taken from fiction novels and the purpose of the text is for readers to be entertained by them. Both are from the opening pages of their respective novels and hence the experiential content is the […]

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Stephen Donaldson Analysis Part One

My study is a very specific one and hence has made the task of data collection fairly straight forward. I intend to base my study on the following two texts: Text 1:  Lord Foul’s Bane, Chapter One:Golden Boy, Book One of The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever, Paperback Edition Publisher: Del Rey (June 12, […]

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SFL Analysis of Stephen Donaldson’s Writing

The real title should be A Systemic Functional Analysis of a tiny tiny part of Stephen Donaldson’s writing. And considering that his Chronicles of Thomas Covenant spans ten volumes and I’ve only looked at a page or so of two of those, then the title should really be…well you get the point. I’m sure there […]

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