Rhetoric: Three Simple Techniques

Austin Lawyer Magazine, Mar. 2013, page 7

2 Pages Posted: 6 Jun 2013

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Wayne Schiess

University of Texas School of Law

Abstract

This piece describes polysyndeton (adding conjunctions), asyndeton (omitting conjunctions), and isocolon (strict parallelism) and gives examples. These techniques can add emphasis and persuasion to a piece of legal writing.

Keywords: rhetoric, polysyndeton, asyndeton, isocolon, parallelism, emphasis, persuasion. conjunctions

Suggested Citation

Schiess, Wayne, Rhetoric: Three Simple Techniques. Austin Lawyer Magazine, Mar. 2013, page 7. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2275009

Wayne Schiess (Contact Author)

University of Texas School of Law ( email )

727 East Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.utexas.edu/law

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