Parallelism

Definition of Parallelism

Par´al`lel`ism
n.1.
1.The quality or state of being parallel.
2.Resemblance; correspondence; similarity.
A close parallelism of thought and incident.
- T. Warton.
3.Similarity of construction or meaning of clauses placed side by side, especially clauses expressing the same sentiment with slight modifications, as is common in Hebrew poetry; e. g.: -

At her feet he bowed, he fell:
Where he bowed, there he fell down dead.
Judg. v. 27.

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