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    parataxis

    hiya. could anyone offer a definition and example of parataxis? Thanks.

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    Re: parataxis

    par·a·tax·is n. The juxtaposition of clauses or phrases without the use of coordinating or subordinating conjunctions, as It was cold; the snows came.

    The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2003.

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