What is the literary device for this quote.

Joey Hamwi 2 Rep.

“He flung open the door and shot through the courtyard, head down, rounding the corner of the house just in time to see a dun-colored blur scaling the six-foot chain-link fence with a tense white form clamped in its jaws. His brain decoded the image: a coyote had somehow managed to get into the enclosure and seize one of the dogs” (37).

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English Tutor 2.76K Rep.

This quote has used asyndeton, a literary device that intentionally eliminates conjunctions between phrases and sentences. Here you can see in the first sentence, the use of this device is increasing rhythm of words and flow of reading, yet maintaining grammatical accuracy.

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