English Language (Level 3 Terminology)

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Syndectic listing
connecting or connected by means of conjunctions; connective
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Asyndectic listing
The definition of asyndetic refers to the act of leaving out one or more of the usual conjunctions between sentence elements.
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Parallelism
the use of successive verbal constructions in poetry or prose which correspond in grammatical structure, sound, metre, meaning, etc. plural noun: parallelisms "parallelism suggests a connection of meaning through an echo of form"
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Pragmatics
the branch of linguistics dealing with language in use and the contexts in which it is used, including such matters as deixis, the taking of turns in conversation, text organization, presupposition, and implicature.
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Deictic expression
A word or phrase (such as this, that, these, those, now, then) that points to the time, place, or situation in which the speaker is speaking. Also known as deixis.
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Passive voice
The passive voice is a grammatical construction (specifically, a "voice"). The noun or noun phrase that would be the object of an active sentence (such as Our troops defeated the enemy) appears as the subject of a sentence with passive voice
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Latinate lexis
Words related to a particular field that use the latin origin.
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The definition of asyndetic refers to the act of leaving out one or more of the usual conjunctions between sentence elements.

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the use of successive verbal constructions in poetry or prose which correspond in grammatical structure, sound, metre, meaning, etc. plural noun: parallelisms "parallelism suggests a connection of meaning through an echo of form"

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the branch of linguistics dealing with language in use and the contexts in which it is used, including such matters as deixis, the taking of turns in conversation, text organization, presupposition, and implicature.

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A word or phrase (such as this, that, these, those, now, then) that points to the time, place, or situation in which the speaker is speaking. Also known as deixis.

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