The Correspondence between SSS and Jakobson's 'Pervasive Parallelism'
Donna R Miller [+]
University of Bologna
Starting with ‘the Mukařovský-Jakobson theory’ (Fowler 1986), delineating Jakobson’s contribution to the thesis and its relevance for SSS. Setting forth correspondences between Hasan’s approach and what Jakobson theorised as the empirical linguistic evidence of his ‘poetic function’: i.e., grammatical parallelism (1960); Arguing that what he calls ‘pervasive parallelism’ (1966) functions just as Hasan says that significant patterning in verbal art must: i.e., as a consistent and motivated foregrounding device which symbolically articulates the theme of the literature text.