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Emblematic Parallelism

  A figure of speech in one line is explained in the other line
  The 2nd line elevates the idea in the 1st line.
  This is combined with one of the previous four literary structures (Emblematic Synonymous,
  Emblematic Amtithetical, Emblematic Climactic, or Emblematic Synthetic).


  Psalm 42:1
     As the deer pants for the water brooks,
     So my soul pants for You, O God.

     This is Emblematic Synonymous.

[all of the above is a direct quote from Module 7, BE 101, Parallelism Notes, 4]

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