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parataxis (par-uh-TAK-sis) noun
The juxtaposition of clauses or phrases without the use of coordinating or subordinating conjunctions, as It was cold; the snows came.
[Greek, a placing side by side, from paratassein, to arrange side by side : para-, beside + tassein, to arrange.]
"Confessional writing is very much the currency of this collection:
experience, not form or genre, comes across as the motivating impulse,
despite occasional odd paragraphing and typeface shifts and a fondness
for parataxis and collage.
The bartender saw a couple of patrons too drunk to drive; he called a parataxis. -Anu
This week's theme: words about words.
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. -Chinese proverb