Polysyndeton

Polysyndeton is the use of several conjunctions in close succession, especially where some could otherwise be omitted (as in `he ran and jumped and laughed for joy`). The word `polysyndeton` comes from the Greek `poly-`, meaning `many,` and `syndeton`, meaning `bound together with`. It is a stylistic scheme used to achieve a variety of...
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Polysyndeton

• (n.) A figure by which the conjunction is often repeated, as in the sentence, `We have ships and men and money and stores.` Opposed to asyndeton.
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polysyndeton

noun using several conjunctions in close succession, especially where some might be omitted (as in `he ran and jumped and laughed for joy`)
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Polysyndeton

Pol`y·syn'de·ton noun [ New Latin , from Greek poly`s many + ... bound together, from ... to bind together; ... with + ... to bind.] (Rhet.) A figure by which the conjunction is often repeated, as in the sentence, 'We have ships and men and money and stores.' Opposed to asyn...
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polysyndeton

a figure of speech where successive clauses or phrases are linked by one or more conjunctions.
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Polysyndeton

A figure of speech where successive clauses or phrases are linked by one or more conjunctions.
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polysyndeton

rhetorical device of repeating conjunction for emphasis
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Polysyndeton

The repeated use of conjunctions within a sentence, particularly where they do not necessarily have to be used.
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Polysyndeton

The repetition of conjunctions (in close proximity)  e.g. 'and' in The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll by Bob Dylan.
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Polysyndeton

the repetition of conjunctions in a series of coordinate words, phrases, or clauses.
*I said, 'Who killed him?' and he said, 'I don't know who killed him but he's dead all right,' and it was dark and there was water standing in the street and no lights and windows broke and boats all up in the town and trees blown down and everything all blown a...
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polysyndeton

The use of a considerable number of conjunctions very closely together (opposite: asyndeton)
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Polysyndeton

Using many conjunctions to achieve an overwhelming effect in a sentence. For example, 'This term, I
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polysyndeton

[n] - using several conjunctions in close succession, especially where some might be omitted (as in `he ran and jumped and laughed for joy`)
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