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Section 1

(25 cards)

Copia

Front

Accumulating a wealth of examples.

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Polysyndeton

Front

use of many conjugation

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Parenthesis

Front

Insertion of a word, phrase, or clause that interrupts the syntax of the sentence

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Parallelism

Front

repetition of grammatical structure in a pair or series of related words, phrases, or clauses.

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Antimetabole

Front

repetition of the same words, in successive cluauses, in reverse grammatical order.

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Catacosmesis

Front

Arrangement of words in reverse order of importance

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Antithesis

Front

the juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel structure

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Consonance

Front

Initial and final consonants

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assonance

Front

the repetition of similar vowel sounds, preceded and followed by different consonants, in the stressed syllables of adjacent words

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Isocolon

Front

Parallel ideas similar not only in grammatical structure, but also in length

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Tricolon

Front

series of three

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Apposition

Front

Placing side by side two coordinate elements, the second of which serves as an explanation or modification of the first.

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Enargia

Front

Creating or recreating a scene in full and vivid detail

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Polyptoton

Front

repetition of words derived from the same root

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Epiphora

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The repetition of a word or phrase at the end of several clauses.

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Synonymia

Front

Repeating synonyms for amplification. "with sword and blade, wrath and rage, ..."

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Enumeratio

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Clarifying or listing attributes, effects, cuases, consequences

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Anastrophe

Front

Inversion of the natural or usual syntax

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Climax

Front

arranging words or phrases in increasing order

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Ellipsis

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deliberate omission of a word or of words which are readily implied by the context

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Alliteration

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Repetition of initial or medial consonant sounds

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Frequentatio

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"we have shown him to be a boor, buffoon, a blockhead"

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Chiasmus

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phrases in different words that are syntactically parallel, but with their elements reversed

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Anaphora

Front

the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses

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Asyndeton

Front

deliberate omission of conjunctions between a series of related clauses

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