عنوان مقاله [English]
Brevity or succinctness is an important rhetorical technique which is used in
conveying the meaning, intended by the speaker. This style in speech adds
to the comprehensiveness and inclusiveness of discourse.
One of these techniques is deletion in which some part of the surface
structure of a Quranic verse is deleted. This could be a morpheme, word or
phrases deletion that each follow a certain rhetoric purpose. Deletion plays a
great role in creating meaning based delicacies and speech decorations.
In this study a comprehensive definition of deletion and its different
types is provided. Moreover the aesthetic functions and applications of
deletion on some Quranic verses are also investigated.