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Asyndeton

Asyndeton (a-syn'-de-ton) is the omission of conjunctions between coordinate phrases, clauses, or words. “Are all thy conquests, glories, triumphs, spoils, Shrunk to this little measure?” Julius Caesar, 3.1.164. See polysyndeton, which repeats the same conjunction between words or phrases in a series.

Asyndeton is an example of:
Omission

She-wolf of France, but worse than wolves of France

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She-wolf of France, but worse than wolves of France,
Whose Synecdochetongue more poisons than the adder’s tooth:Metaphor, Diacope & Parenthesis

How ill-beseeming is it in thy sex
To triumph like an Amazonian trull
Upon their woes whom Fortune captivates.Simile

O, tiger’s heart wrapped in a woman’s hide,
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O mighty Caesar! Dost thou lie so low?

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O mighty Caesar! Dost thou lie so low?
AsyndetonAre all thy conquests, glories, triumphs, spoils,
Shrunk to this little measure? Fare thee well!Apostrophe & Pysma

I know not, gentlemen, what you intend,
Who else must be let blood, who else is rank;Anaphora
If I myself,
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Act 3
Scene 1
Line 164

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