Language, Book of Mormon as Literature
A two-pronged approach to studying the scriptures emphasizes language as well as doctrine. Some typical syntactic structures that appear in 19th-century Book of Mormon English include word-order variation, interruption, parenthesis, ellipsis, fragment, conjunctions, and parallel structure.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Hallen, Cynthia L.
"What's in a Word?: The Language of Scriptures,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 12
, Article 11.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol12/iss2/11