15 Matching Annotations
  1. Aug 2023
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  5. Jan 2022
    1. He leaves no loose ends, no ambiguities, no extravagances, no extremes.

      Brody creates parallelism here by starting each thing with no and having each word end with an S. This creates a list of ideas.

  6. Jan 2021
    1. cybernetic ecology

      First comes the cybernetic meadow, then the cybernetic forest, and ultimately the cybernetic ecology. Brautigan profiles this expansion in third line of each stanza. i wonder where else we might find correspondences of the sort.

  7. Nov 2020
    1. it had been dark, silent, beautiful very often—oh yes—but mournful somehow

      This gives a hint of how life must have been for Leila living in a country. "Dark" and "silent" allude to her being alone, given that she is an only child, which also accounts that her life must have been quite dull and lonely. Yet, she also mentions that most of her nights are "beautiful," which elucidates that she has been living a good life. Perhaps she lives in a lovely house, and her family owns a nice and vast farm, given that she also comes from the same class of family as the Sheridans.

  8. Jul 2019
    1. In an awful pirate fight

      a dream with a fight,a struggle(parallels the boy's struggle facing lonliness

  9. Jan 2017
    1. Signifies that from you great Rome shall suck Reviving blood, and that great men shall press For tinctures, stains, relics, and cognizance.

      How effective is the use of parallelism?

      For more rhetorical devices, consult Handbook.

  10. Sep 2016
    1. cooperating

      This word is used in almost every paragraph of the piece to further the point of working WITH Mexico instead of AGAINST.

    2. innovations

      oops he did it again

    3. innovation

      This word has been repeated several times in order to play on the average american's idealism of "American Innovation"

    1. We've begun initiatives to cooperate on health and agriculture, education and law enforcement.  We've reached agreements to restore direct flights and mail service.  We've expanded commercial ties, and increased the capacity of Americans to travel and do business in Cuba.

      Obama uses parallelism here to convey that Cubans and Americans are united. He does so through the use of the word "we've" to show that strides toward cooperation have already been made.

    2. Cuba has a one-party system; the United States is a multi-party democracy.  Cuba has a socialist economic model; the United States is an open market.  Cuba has emphasized the role and rights of the state; the United States is founded upon the

      President Obama is using parallelism to display the differences and compare America and Cuba. He is doing this to develop a relationship and promote trust between the two countries.