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What is a compound discourse?

 

Definition
 

A compound discourse is a discourse that contains sections belonging to two or more kinds of discourse.

Example (Koine Greek)
 
  • In the Bible, Paul’s epistle to the Ephesians contains both expository discourse and hortatory discourse.
  • Kind
      Here is a kind of compound discourse:
     
    Generic
      A compound discourse is a kind of
     
    Source
     

    Longacre 1983 14


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