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Parataxis

Parataxis

Parataxis is the juxtaposition of syntactic units without use of a conjunction .

  • He’s an engineer, isn’t he?
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Page/s: 919
Source: Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech, and Svartvik 1985

Quirk, Randolph, S. Greenbaum, G. Leech, and J. Svartvik. 1985.A comprehensive grammar of the English language. London: Longman.

Page/s: 55, 76–77
Source: Noonan 1985

Noonan, Michael. 1985. "Complementation." In Shopen 1985c

Page/s: 855
Source: Mish 1991

Mish, Frederick (editor). 1991.Webster's ninth new collegiate dictionary. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster. 1,564 pages. 0877795088; indexed 0877795096; deluxe 087779510X.

Page/s: 221
Source: Crystal 1985

Crystal, David. 1985.A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics. 2nd edition. New York: Basil Blackwell.

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