Syntactical Devices in Writing - Coggle Diagram
Syntactical Devices in Writing
Repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next.
Example: "And then again, we may never know exactly. Exactly what?
The repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses.
Example: "Maybe not, "I said, as squeamish as he was. "My dad would look if he was here." "He'd have too
A contrast or opposition between two things.
She just wasn't a gabber like some of the girls her age.
Omission of conjunctions that ordinarily join words or clauses.
who washed up after, darned her father's socks,hung the laundry and took it down. She changed the beds, swept the floors, hauled in coal for the stove.
Repetition after intervening words.
"it's about time you started supporting your own lifestyle." "what lifestyle."
The repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or sentences.
"in fact, if you can't keep the news down about this body at all, it would be best. "it would?" And You, too, Marina. Keep it under your bonnet." My what." she lashed out. "and who says? You?"
Using conjunctions in close succession, especially where some would usually be omitted.
She spun on her heel without answering and strode away. Charlie and Chief McKenzie went off down the beach for a private chat while Jeddy and I waited.