Example sentences for: parallelism

How can you use “parallelism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Some analyses of the increase in hay fever and asthma would suggest a similar time course, and this parallelism of the time frame has been taken to suggest that there could be a common cause.

  • Anglos usually referred to the Spanish-speaking element as native or, again in a kind of leveling parallelism, as Spanish , never as Spaniards , on the model, probably unconscious, of Anglo , short for Anglo-American . Hispanics who prefer to emphasize cultural ties with Mexico, especially la Republica Azteca, as most in New Mexico definitely do not, may prefer to go by the name of Chicano , which implies political as much as national or ethnic identity.

  • This strikes me as remarkable because, although Dougherty was not a literary person, he managed to combine an ironic analogy and parallelism to come up with a line that could be called pure wit.

  • He placed the main stress on also , overlooking the parallelism of the sentences and the contrast that it was intended to foster.

  • The same impoverishment of formal devices is found in examples of religious glossolalia, with an exaggerated tendency towards repetition, syllable reduplication, vocalic parallelism, open syllabification, excessive symmetry in contrasts, an impoverished inventory of sounds--whatever the mother tongue of the glossolalist.

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