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The purpose of this feature is to satisfy both definitions by presenting linguistic items of light weight and vast diversity, designed to appeal to the tastes of all recreational linguisticians.
Vittorio Panicara derives his methodology from the work of a number of structural linguisticians, such as Benveniste, Genette, and Jakobson, but mostly from the sophisticated semiotics of Greimas, arguably the most comprehensive theorist in the 'structuralist revolution', whose work continues to be highly relevant in current theoretical debates.
He summarizes concisely the results of previous research into these phenomena and draws on work by linguisticians to clarify distinctions between devices or to define their function.

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