Friday, 19 July 2019

Paratactic Elaboration: Exposition

Halliday & Matthiessen (2014: 463):
Here the secondary clause restates the thesis of the primary clause in different words, to present it from another point of view, or perhaps just to reinforce the message … In the limiting case, the second clause more or less repeats the first through lexical repetition or synonymy, reinforcing the message …