Syntactical Devices: Michael Dragone, , - Coggle Diagram
Syntactical Devices: Michael Dragone
Definition: Omission of conjunctions that ordinarily join words or clauses.
Example: "You know what. Movies, magazines, computer games. All that stuff you buy at the mall." Pg. 39
Definition: Repetition after intervening words
Example: "We knew the cast of characters, we knew the lingo." Pg. 20
Definition: A contrast or opposition between two things
Example: Chief Mckenzie drew a good deal less salary than what my father made managing the store, and there were few luxuries." Pg. 24
Definition: "The repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or sentences
Example: "Had adventures. What adventures?" Pg. 7
Definition: The repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses
Example: "Her coat and hat on a hook in the hall, as if she'd only stepped out for a moment. Her wedding china was on display in the parlor cabinet. Her sheet music sat on the piano. Her bold bold handwriting filled the book of recipes that lay open, more often than not, on the counter in the kitchen where Marina, Jeddy's older sister, was now in charge" Pg. 14
Definition: Using conjunctions in close succession, especially where some would usually be omitted
Examples: He's done some research this time, found a newspaper article from 1929 about the Coast Guard gunning down some unarmed rum-runners, and learned the names of beaches around there where the liquor was brought in." Pg. 5
Example: "It's like it somehow got lifted. Lifted? Jeddy said." Pg. 62-63
Definition: Repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next.