asyndeton

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the omission of conjunctions where they would normally be used

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Keil and others have pointed out that other names of distinct deities appear asyndetically juxtaposed in Cato, and we may well have such a case here.
The author points out that coordination may be marked not by any conjunction, but by a change in quantity and intonation, whereby an element of a clause, linked asyndetically with another that follows, is lengthened--as in sutur sebila "write send" = "write and send"; in this case, length is marked, according to the author, by writing the final syllable as open: sutu-ru.
7) Second, the final words of the work, which asyndetically recommend the use of asyndeton in the epilogue of a speech, are reminiscent of the end of Lysias 12.