Variant of anacoluthon
- a change from one grammatical construction to another within the same sentence, sometimes as a rhetorical device
- a sentence in which this occurs (Ex.: “A man, young lady! lady, such a man as all the world— why, he's a man of wax!”)
Origin: Late Greek anakolouthon ; from Classical Greek neuter of anakolouthos, inconsequent ; from an-, not plush akolouthos, following: see acolyte
- anacoluthic adjective
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