English Grammar and
Body language
Examples of Punctuation Marks
Example of Thesis Statement
Examples of Analogies
Example of Allusion
Example of Variable
Example of Values
Example of Validity
Example of Urdu
Example of Typology
Example of Transition Words
Example of Tragedy
Example of Stanza
Example of Tanka
Example of Ubiquitous
Example of Typography
Examples of Speeches
Example of Speech Outline
Example of Simile
Example of Teamwork
Example of Testimonial
Example of Simile Poem in Romeo and Juliet
Example of Simile Poem
Example of Sarcasm in Literature
Example of Non Sequitur
Example of Optimism
Example of Overconfidence
Example of Mnemonics
Example of Loose Sentence
Example of Letter
Example of Keyword Outline
Example of Opinion
Example of Monologue
Example of Narration
Example of Noun
Example of Malapropism

Full list of Language
   Business Letters   Personal Letters   Resumes   CVs and more
       Facebook Example of Periodic sentence LINKED IN Example of Periodic sentence del-icio-us Example of Periodic sentence

Example of Periodic sentence

A periodic sentence is incomplete until its end. This sentence structure is often complex and considered bad grammar in prose, but is quite common in classical literature. The syntax is 'suspended', and the sense of the sentence is withheld until completion. In terms of expression, periodic sentences are often used in rhetoric, dramatic speeches and poetry.

Examples of Periodic sentences:

Shakespeare: Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? (Meaning regarding Romeo's name at the end of the sentence.)
Coleridge: In Xanadu did Kublai Khan a stately pleasure dome decree. (Action descriptor describes complete meaning.)
Traditional: In vino, veritas. ('veritas' is the qualifier.)

Link to this page:
* Required Fields
 Add Comment:
Name* :
Email :
Comment* :
Contact Us About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer
Copyright © 2008 - 2011 ExamplesOf .com