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Learning Japanese rhetoric and composition

One aspect of studying Japanese that has greatly frustrated me is my university's lack of writing classes. Learning kanji, vocab, grammar and an academic or other style is important, but Japanese ...
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Varying word order for stylistic effect

Sometimes, for stylistic or rhetorical effect, one wants to delay mentioning a word/concept until the end of a sentence. For example, it's often best to save the punchline for the very end: I was ...
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What are the literal forms in japanese, how are they measured and does it have literal devices? [on hold]

In English we have the literal forms of poetry and prose. Prose can be defined as speech which has no Rhyme or Rhythm. Poetry can be defined as speech which has Rhyme and/or Rhythm. Poetic rhythm ...