Chiasmus in Mayan Texts

Title

Chiasmus in Mayan Texts

Magazine

Ensign

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1988

Authors

Pagination

28-31

Date Published

October 1988

Volume

18

Issue Number

10

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Bibliographic Citation

Christenson, Allen J. "Chiasmus in Mayan Texts", Ensign, Vol. 18. no. 10 1988:28-31.

Abstract

Christenson investigates the possibility of the use of chiasmus in Mayan writings. Of the thirty-seven Mayan documents examined, chiastic patterns are found in sixteen.

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Mesoamerica
Chiasmus
Inverted Parallelism
Literary Device

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