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Definition of juxtaposition

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The juxtaposition is the action and the effect of juxtaposing (place things immediately adjacent to the other). The concept is formed by the words Latin iuxta ('next to') and positĭo ('position').
In the field of grammar, the juxtaposition is a syntactic process used to juxtapose phrases without explain a word linking or coordinating the dependency ratio that exists between them.

Juxtaposition appealed to punctuation (in writing) or breaks so that two sentences relate to the other. Due to do not use links (like 'and', 'to' or 'for'), this process can result in different syntactic interpretations depending on the context or the capabilities of the speaking. The juxtaposition also allows to unite two simple sentences.

Examples: "yet I had already told; tomorrow, at this time, I'll be far from here"," Luc, Emanuel, Ferdinand, Antoine... they are all victims of this sinister man», «I devote my time to write stories, novels and articles», «he took his pistol, he was caught in flagrante, everything has ended, "it was aware, it seems to me.

The concept of juxtaposition admits other uses. In the field of painting, it is a technique that involves painting contiguous elements using materials such as Watercolour which, because of their moisture, eventually move, thus creating amazing visual effects.

For Geology, the juxtaposition is the way to develop minerals, which differs from intussusception of the beings organic such as animals and plants (process by which elements assimilate internally).

Finally, the philosophy and sociology speak juxtaposition to refer to a type of relationship that can maintain two cultures (a culture is superimposed to another without changing this anything).

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