Ellipsis

Ellipsis nedir? Ellipsis tanımı. Ellipsis türleri. Ellipsis örnekleri.

Ellipsis nedir?

Ellipsis sözlük anlamı:

Ellipsis Türkçe’ de eksiltme, eksilti ve düşme gibi anlamlara gelebilmektedir.

Ellipsis terim anlamı:

Ellipsis, İngiliz edebiyatında çoğunlukla cümle içerisinde bulunmadan da anlaşılabilen sözcüklerin cümleden çıkarılmasına denir.  Edebiyattaki diğer tanımı da; cümle ortasında, başında ya da sonunda kullanılan üç nokta işaretinin kullanılması olarak gösterilir.

Ellipsis kullanımı

  • An ellipsis  is a series of dots (typically three, such as “…”) that usually indicates an intentional omission of a word, sentence, or whole section from a text without altering its original meaning.
  • Ellipsis is a mark or series of marks that usually indicate an intentional omission of a word or a phrase from the original text.
  • The ellipsis is also called a suspension pointpoints of ellipsisperiods of ellipsis, or (colloquially) “dot-dot-dot“.
  • Depending on their context and placement in a sentence, ellipses can indicate an unfinished thought, a leading statement, a slight pause, an echoing voice, or a nervous or awkward silence.
  •  Aposiopesis is the use of an ellipsis to trail off into silence—for example: “But I thought he was …” When placed at the beginning or end of a sentence, the ellipsis can also inspire a feeling of melancholy or longing.
  • In poetry, an ellipsis is used as a thought-pause or line break at the caesura or this is used to highlight sarcasm or make the reader think about the last points in the poem.
  • In news reporting, often associated with brackets, it is used to indicate that a quotation has been condensed for space, brevity or relevance.
  • An ellipsis may also imply an unstated alternative indicated by context. For example, when Sue says “I never drink wine . . . “, the implication is that she does drink something else—such as vodka.

Ellipsis örnekleri

Some writers like to use an ellipsis to show a pause in someone’s speech, to suggest that a thought is unfinished, or to lend an air of mystery and drama:

  • It is not cold… it is freezing cold.
  • The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. … And if they have not died, they are still alive today.
  • “Call me Jully. . . . They called me Jolly.”
  • The Snow- Storm from Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Our anniversary date is . . . what again?”“I wish I could tell you the truth, but . . .”

    And they lived happily ever after . . .

If you’re quoting poetry, many of the same rules apply for using ellipses. Here’s an example:

In the poem “Holy Thursday,” William Blake argues that “where-e’er the sun does shine . . . Babe [infant] can never hunger there” (13, 15).

Even though we’ve left out a whole line of poetry, a single ellipsis will do the trick.

On the other hand, if you skip at least a full line in a poetry block quotation, you might indicate this by means of a full line of dots:

In “Mending Wall,” Robert Frost wonders about the point of building walls:

Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,

That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,

And spills the upper boulders in the sun;

And makes gaps even two can pass abreast.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

No one has seen them [the gaps] made or heard them made,

But at spring mending-time we find them there. (1-4, 10-11)

As always, make sure that the ellipsis is not too intrusive. The reader should be able to make the leap from one passage to another without getting lost en route

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#2 What ıs the best defınıtıon of ellıpsıs?

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1- Wikipedia

2-natureofwriting Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

 

 

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