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Topic 3 (session A) - Patterns, Deviations, Style and Meaning > Parallelism: non-literary examples > Task A

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Parallelism: non-literary examples

Task A - Invented words

Consider the following example with an invented word. What sort of meaning do you think 'lupped' has? How do you come to this conclusion? After you have worked out your answer, click on the word to see our commentary.


The angry boy lupped, kicked and scratched the children making fun of him.

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