parataxis definition

  • noun:
    • The juxtaposition of conditions or expressions without usage of matching or subordinating conjunctions, because had been cool; the snows emerged.
    • Speech or writing for which conditions or expressions are put collectively without having to be separated by conjunctions, as an example "I arrived; I saw; we conquered".
    • The juxtaposition of two images or fragments, generally starkly dissimilar, without a clear link
    • In Greek governmental system: coalition, "partisan camp"
    • The mere ranging of propositions one after another, without suggesting their connection or interdependence; -- in opposition to syntax.
    • In sentence structure, the ranging of propositions one after another without connectives, since the matching judgments present themselves on brain without marking their reliance or relations on each other through effect or the like. Its opposed to syntax and hypotaxis.

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