adversative asyndeton

adversative asyndeton
a staccato effect produced by omitting adversative connectives from between two or more items forming a group, as in "I liked all there was to buy in the store ... I didn't get anything." Cf. copulative asyndeton.

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  • adversative asyndeton — Rhet. a staccato effect produced by omitting adversative connectives from between two or more items forming a group, as in I liked all there was to buy in the store ... I didn t get anything. Cf. copulative asyndeton …   Useful english dictionary

  • copulative asyndeton — Rhet. a staccato effect produced by omitting copulative connectives between two or more items in a group, as in Friends, Romans, countrymen. Cf. adversative asyndeton. * * * …   Universalium

  • copulative asyndeton — Rhet. a staccato effect produced by omitting copulative connectives between two or more items in a group, as in Friends, Romans, countrymen. Cf. adversative asyndeton …   Useful english dictionary

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