Parisosis

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In rhetoric, parisosis occurs when clauses have very similar lengths, as measured by syllables. It is sometimes taken as equivalent to isocolon.

An example of parisosis is: I came, I saw, I conquered.

References[edit]

  • Smyth, Herbert Weir (1920). Greek Grammar. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press. pp. p. 681. ISBN 0-674-36250-0.