Syntactical Devices: Alexa Gagliardo - Coggle Diagram
Syntactical Devices: Alexa Gagliardo
Definition: A contrast of Opposition between two things.
Example: "I was trying my best not to look at his bad eye, which had no pupil and bulged from his head like a peeled egg," (Lisle 69-70).
Example: "'Maybe it wasn't them who shot him in the first place,' Jeddy said. 'Maybe it was somebody else and they needed to prove to themselves that the guy was dead.'," (Lisle 73).
Definition: The repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses.
Example: "'I might,' he answered. 'And then again, we may never know exactly.' 'Exactly what?'," (Lisle 33)
Definition: Repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next.
Example: "His dad is a hands on guy who measures industry by what he can see: gardens plowed, hedges pruned, lawns seeded," (Lisle 39).
Definition: Omission of conjugations that ordinarily join words or clauses.
Example: "But Viola was standing there and he tripped over her. That made him mad again and he up and shot her," (Lisle 82).
Definition: The repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or sentences.
Example: "'It means just what it means'", (Lisle 33).
Definition: Repetition after intervening words.
Example: "Wooden cases from the boat's hold were lifted and passed along a chain of human hands down the dock and up the beach to the back of a waiting vehicle," (Lisle 49).
Definition: Using conjunctions in closed successions, especially where some would usually be omitted