Item S-131: Words with Power: Emotionally-loaded Lists and Style Elements for Writers of Creative Prose, Poetry, and Song Lyrics. Forthcoming book, 2023.
About Words with Power: Emotionally-loaded Lists and Style Elements for Writers of Creative Prose, Poetry, and Song Lyrics
World with Power will contain lists of thousands of emotionally-loaded words sorted by variables such as:
- Part of speech
- Character identification
- Proper nouns
- Conflict and negation
- Time indication
The book will also contain a detailed treatment of a selection of the most effective rhetorical devices for use in creative writing, along with numerous examples drawn mainly from the lyrics of great classic songs.
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Trade Paperback, Laminated Covers and E-book: PDF, mobi/Amazon, epub/Nook
Publisher: Roedy Black Publishing Language: English
Product Dimensions: 6" x 9" (15.2 x 22.9 cm) Shipping Weight, Excluding Packaging: TBA
About the Author
Wayne Chase is a musicologist and author of a range of music reference works on Western tonal music.
Educated at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Chase began his career in the music industry in 1980 as a recording engineer, occasional session player, record producer, and technical instructor. Since the 1990s, he has been investigating and writing on measurable indicators of popular song quality.
Chase also researches the identification, measurement, and analysis of emotional meaning in language, especially as it applies to song lyrics. He holds five patents in the field of connotative intelligence.