字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 This is everyday grammar. I'm Lucy and I'm copy. You know, Lucy it I thought of a problem. One can remember all of the grammar rules some of the time and some of the grammar rules all of the time. But one cannot remember all of the grammar rules all over the time. Bandit Waas. Quite an introduction. Well, today's topic is parallelism, so I thought it would be nice to start off with that. Parallelism is the repetition of similar grammatical forms. It is a powerful tool in public speaking. Parallelism is found in many famous sayings. Julius Caesar is often credited with this one. I came. I saw I conquer parallel structure makes an idea clear and easy to remember. It also shows that each repeated structure is of equal importance. You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all of the time, But you cannot fool all the people all the time. I feel like I heard that structure before. I don't know what you're talking about, but one common type of parallelism is called antithesis. Antithesis simply means the opposite of something. It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. But while making contrasts is useful in parallelism, you just have to be careful not to mix grammatical structures because that would be known as false parallelism, and that's everyday grammar.