Polysyndeton | Polysyndeton-Figure of Speech


Polysyndeton | Polysyndeton-Figure of Speech

Polysyndeton-Figure of Speech

Polysyndeton | Polysyndeton-Figure of Speech

Polysyndeton | Polysyndeton-Figure of Speech

‘Polysyndeton’ is a Greek word meaning ‘excessive’. This figure of speech consists in the redundant or excessive use of conjunctions as ‘and’, ‘but’, ‘or’ etc). It is the opposite of Asyndeton. Examples:

  1. That hoard ‘and’ sleep ‘and’ feed ‘and’ know not me- Tennyson.
  2. If there be cords or knives or poison or fire or suffocating streams, I’ll not endure it. –Shakespeare.
  3. First the air is blue and then it is bluer and then green and then black.
  4. Here are my table and books and pens and pencils and notebooks. 0 0 0.

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N. B. The article ‘Polysyndeton | Polysyndeton-Figure of Speech’ originally belongs to the book ‘The Rhetoricby Menonim Menonimus.

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