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asyndetic

[¦as·ən¦ded·ik]
(computer science)
Omitting conjunctions or connectives.
Pertaining to a catalog without cross references.
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De Certeau describes spatial synecdoche as creating 'enlarged singularities' by permitting a single element of the space to stand for the whole environment, while asyndeton is the rejection of continuity, creating a path which 'skips over links and whole parts that it omits'.
The asyndeton of the Institution Narrative, for example--"Take, eat.
Yet in his style of writing Ficino also seems to emulate "in Latin what Plotinus had achieved in his Greek: that is, to approach sublimity in an unadorned and apparently artless way that is nonetheless syntactically and rhetorically challenging, with its frequent asyndeton .
The point is well made as this type of repeated structure, along with the insistent dual strategies of polysyndeton and asyndeton (with a tendency towards parataxis), is a key element and consistent feature of Rodoreda's prose.
His use of both polysyndeton and asyndeton make the scene even more memorable.
I hope that we--as technical editors--would also know that Caesar was using a rhetorical figure, asyndeton, in which an enumeration of elements is listed without conjunctions.
Finally, his culminating sentence is another modeling of proper assurance, incorporating anaphora and asyndeton (a listing of terms, without using connectors).
Its written form is dominated by what Pickstock calls asyndeton (though her use of this venerable and precise rhetorical term is rather loose)--that is, it is dominated by lists and catalogues.
7) It is not ambiguously in asyndeton, as Aristotle says it is,(8) but bound to both.
I am now inclined to follow Q and F in this passage: the asyndeton is in Cicero's manner, and would be likely to attract additions of et by glossators.
For example, in one of his fragments, Barthes proposed the following "parlor game": "'Take the words: fragment, circle, Gide, wrestling match, asyndeton, painting, discourse, Zen, intermezzo; make up a discourse which can link them together.
asyndeton Greek asyndeton, from neuter of asyndetos without conjunctions, literally, unconnected