Rhetoric, Parallelism, and The Art of Elegant Writing

Shaun Gurmin
Oct 2, 2019 · 6 min read

Do you want to make your sentences memorable? elegant? then parallelism is what you need. Read on to learn what it is and how to use it.

Below is a poem I wrote several years ago which will give you an idea of parallelism:

SilenceSilence, the sound at the beginning: 
between the blinks and the cries
of unwanted freedom and responsibility.
Silence, the sound in between:
the crashing waves, gaps of the stars
and the chaotic minds of great thinkers.