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Chiasmus in Mayan Texts
TitleChiasmus in Mayan Texts
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1988
AuthorsChristenson, Allen J.
MagazineEnsign
Volume18
Issue Number10
Pagination28-31
Date PublishedOctober 1988
KeywordsChiasmus; Inverted Parallelism; Literary Device; Mesoamerica
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.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/ensign/1988/10/chiasmus-in-mayan-texts?lang=eng

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