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chiasmus

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Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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2015
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/kʌɪˈazmәz/, inversion in the second of two parallel phrases of the order followed in the first. If the two phrases are written one below the other, and lines are drawn between the ... More
clause

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Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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In a book like this, that by its nature cannot offer a full-scale presentation of English grammar, the terminology must needs be kept to basic essentials. In simple terms a ...

tree diagram

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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar (2 ed.)

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2014
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A graphical representation of the syntactic structure of a clause or other linguistic unit. Also called phrase marker, or

triplet

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Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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2015
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Applied to the occasional use, in rhymed-couplet metres, of three lines instead of two to a rhyme; common among the heroic couplets of Dryden and some 18c. poets. An example from Dryden’s ... More

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