Definición de anacoluthon en inglés:

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anacoluthon

Pronunciación: /ˌanəkəˈluːθɒn/
Pronunciación: /ˌanəkəˈluːθ(ə)n/

sustantivo (plural anacolutha /ˌanəkəˈluːθə/)

A sentence or construction in which the expected grammatical sequence is absent, for example while in the garden, the door banged shut.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The poem's ruins are a kind of anacoluthon in stone, a failed statement, the shattered vessels that once held the noisy social world of the noble warrior, from which the speaker is cut off and to which he cannot return.
  • He takes no thought for style, and his work is marked by frequent pleonasm, anacoluthon, etc.
  • This constraint shows itself in the repetition of words and phrases; in the verbal oppositions and anacolutha of St. Paul; in the short sentences of St. John.

Derivados

anacoluthic

adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • His theoretical interests include the cyclical nature of desire and the engagement of anacoluthic time.
  • However he points out that the recourse to syntactic norms yields an anacoluthic sentence in that the substantive ‘riverrun’ lacks some kind of article.
  • The cast includes this actress, as the season's most adorable waif, whose anacoluthic lament for a hot-rod lover creates a haunting innocence amid squalor.

Origen

Early 18th century: via late Latin from Greek anakolouthon, from an- 'not' + akolouthos 'following'.

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Saltos de línea: ana¦co|lu¦thon

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