parallelisms

All Noun
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  • I trust that I have now established my parallelisms. Cited from The Clyde Mystery, by Andrew Lang
  • Some of these similarities and parallelisms are indicated in the foot-notes throughout the book. Cited from Philippine Folk Tales, Compiled and Annotated by Mabel (Cook) Cole
  • Parallelisms in proverbs are very common in languages around the world.
  • Their are many contrasts, parallelisms and repetitions with no figures of speech except perhaps the words light and darkness. Cited from The Bible Book by Book, by Josiah Blake Tidwell
  • What are the most striking parallelisms found in your readings? Cited from Halleck's New English Literature, by Reuben P. Halleck
  • Other similar parallelisms of expression on this topic are to be found in these two authors, but need not be here quoted. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 38, December, 1860
  • Songs are rich in associations and parallelisms -- human relationships are portrayed through images of birds and plants.
  • The story arc has many parallelisms to the First Gulf War.
  • The use of parallelisms is widespread, epithets are standard, the use of specific numbers is also widespread.
  • Each of these characters increase the seriousness of their self-destructive actions, singing a different jingle, but with parallelisms with the previous one.
  • It is unnecessary to carry these parallelisms any farther. Cited from The Symbolism of Freemasonry, by Albert G. Mackey
  • Parallelisms and parallel passages are constantly compared, with the view of making the poem illustrate and explain itself. Cited from Beowulf, Ed. by James A. Harrison and Robert Sharp
  • Careful investigation will show the poem to abound with Biblical as well as classical parallelisms. Cited from Matthew Arnold's Sohrab and Rustum and Other Poems, by Matthew Arnold
  • Much has been made -- particularly by Calvin Hoffman -- of so-called "parallelisms" between the two authors.
  • There are for each of us several parallelisms between our intelligence, our habits, and our character, which develop without a break, and break only in the great disturbances of life. Cited from Notre-Dame de Paris, by Victor Hugo
  • Ugaritic poetry has many elements later found in Hebrew poetry: parallelisms, metres, and rhythms.
  • Various rhetorical forms are found in the parallelisms of Biblical poetry.
  • To this end, he divided each of the gospels into sections the length of which was very various, being wholly determined by the parallelisms of the other gospels. Cited from Companion to the Bible, by E. P. Barrows
  • The parallelisms are like the repetitions of favourite thoughts into which every one is apt to fall unawares in conversation or in writing. Cited from Laws, by Plato
  • Several remarkable parallelisms of Chinese religious and mythological beliefs with those recorded in the Hebrew scriptures may also be briefly noted. Cited from Myths and Legends of China, by E. T. C. Werner
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Root form of parallelisms is parallelism for the noun.

Meaning of parallelisms

  • noun Similarity by virtue of corresponding