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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2020, 3(13); doi: 10.25236/FER.2020.031318.

Lexicology Phenomena and Their Influence on English Study--Taking “a Rose for Emily” as an Example


SU Fan

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SU Fan

College of Foreign Languages, Donghua University, Shanghai 201620, China


Word is the foundation of language. There exist over one million words in English, which enables us to make up a sentence in numerous ways. A certain choice of words implies much information, such as the author’s attitude towards a character or his emotional overtones. Thus, recognizing lexicology phenomena correctly not only benefits us in understanding, but enhances our ability to appreciate literary works. Taking William Faulkner's short story “the rose for Emily” as an example, this paper briefly expounds the lexicological phenomena from the aspects of word formation, word meaning type, semantic relationship, collocation, context function and its influence on English learning.


English study, Lexicology, William faulkner, A rose for emily

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SU Fan. Lexicology Phenomena and Their Influence on English Study--Taking “a Rose for Emily” as an Example. Frontiers in Educational Research (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 13: 101-105. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2020.031318.


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