Rhetorical Device Attributions

This file specifies which Rhetorical Devices have been found in which TLS text. So far, TLS provides a fairly exhaustive rhetorical analysis of the Confucian Analects, the Laozi, all of Baiyujing, parts of Zhuangzi, and of Hanfeizi.

As of February 2007, 404 rhetorical devices have been defined, 4713 instances of their use in selected representative parts of classical Chinese literature have been recorded, systematised and classified.

Christoph Harbsmeier

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