Parataxis in the bible

Joint Authors

Hamid, Hind Tahsin
Hamid, May Tahsin

Source

مجلة العلوم الإنسانية

Publisher

University of Babylon College of Education for Human Sciences

Publication Date

2021-06-30

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

14

Main Subjects

Educational Sciences

Topics

English Abstract

This study is concerned with Parataxis which is both literary and rhetorical device in writing and speaking.

It refers to the simple coordination of words, clauses, sentences, or paragraphs with connectives.

Parataxis deserves more consideration in evaluating biblical understanding and argumentation.

The paratactic construction of the English sentence is a crucial aspect of English language discourse.

It is one of the main constructive elements for compound English sentences.

It is an important technique for the reader/hearer's perception of the paratactical structures of a given text spoken or written.

Many of the variations that are used for special effects occur through the connection with coordinate structure of parallel units.

This may result in a deviation in the use of the coordinating links.

Bible abounds with a variety of figures of speech.

This reality emphasizes the value of divine communication through the Scriptures as a religious text and enhances the power and the beauty of “God's” words.

The study studies parataxis as a figure of speech, according to this fact it tries to find out how it is used in the Bible.

It analyses rhetorically the two types of parataxis namely asyndetic and polysyndetic and investigates the rhetorical meaning and effects through their use in the Bible.

The data under analysis are randomly selected from verses chosen from some books of the Bible.

The study concluded that, as a narrative text, the Bible is full of paratactic style, because it gives more freedom in view point for reader or listener in connecting thoughts and sentences, and both asyndeton and polysendeton are characteristics of rhetorical style of the This study is concerned with Parataxis which is both literary and rhetorical device in writing and speaking.

It refers to the simple coordination of words, clauses, sentences, or paragraphs with connectives.

Parataxis deserves more consideration in evaluating biblical understanding and argumentation.

The paratactic construction of the English sentence is a crucial aspect of English language discourse.

It is one of the main constructive elements for compound English sentences.

It is an important technique for the reader/hearer's perception of the paratactical structures of a given text spoken or written.

Many of the variations that are used for special effects occur through the connection with coordinate structure of parallel units.

This may result in a deviation in the use of the coordinating links.

Bible abounds with a variety of figures of speech.

This reality emphasizes the value of divine communication through the Scriptures as a religious text and enhances the power and the beauty of “God's” words.

The study studies parataxis as a figure of speech, according to this fact it tries to find out how it is used in the Bible.

It analyses rhetorically the two types of parataxis namely asyndetic and polysyndetic and investigates the rhetorical meaning and effects through their use in the Bible.

The data under analysis are randomly selected from verses chosen from some books of the Bible.

The study concluded that, as a narrative text, the Bible is full of paratactic style, because it gives more freedom in view point for reader or listener in connecting thoughts and sentences, and both asyndeton and polysendeton are characteristics of rhetorical style of the Bible.

Data Type

Conference Papers

Record ID

BIM-1245558

American Psychological Association (APA)

Hamid, Hind Tahsin& Hamid, May Tahsin. 2021-06-30. Parataxis in the bible. The International Scientific Conference of the College of Education for Human Sciences under the slogan Humanities Ambition and Creativity (1: 2021 : University of Babylon, Iraq). . No. (Special issue)- (Jun. 2021), pp.1-14.بابل، العراق : جامعة بابل، كلية التربية للعلوم الإنسانية،.
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Modern Language Association (MLA)

Hamid, Hind Tahsin& Hamid, May Tahsin. Parataxis in the bible. . بابل، العراق : جامعة بابل، كلية التربية للعلوم الإنسانية،. 2021-06-30.
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American Medical Association (AMA)

Hamid, Hind Tahsin& Hamid, May Tahsin. Parataxis in the bible. . The International Scientific Conference of the College of Education for Human Sciences under the slogan Humanities Ambition and Creativity (1: 2021 : University of Babylon, Iraq).
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