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What’s in a Word? The Language of the Scriptures
|Title||What’s in a Word? The Language of the Scriptures|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2003|
|Authors||Hallen, Cynthia L.|
|Journal||Journal of Book of Mormon Studies|
|Type of Article||What's in a Word?|
|Keywords||Conjunctions; Doctrine; Ellipsis; Etymology; Fragment; Interruption; Language; Parallelism; Parenthesis; Scripture Study; Word Order|
A two-pronged approach to studying the scriptures emphasizes language as well as doctrine. Some typical syntactic structures that appear in 19th-century Book of Mormon English include word-order variation, interruption, parenthesis, ellipsis, fragment, conjunctions, and parallel structure.
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