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DefinitionTerminology
The rhetorical contrast of ideas by means of parallel arrangements or words, clauses, or sentences
A figure of speech in which two words joined by the conjunction
Words or sentences of increasing weight and in parallel construction
The way that sound can contribute to the overall effect of a text
Repetition of the last word of one line or clause to begin the next
An inversion of the normal order of words
Similar sound ending, phrases, or sentences
Repetition of words derived from the same root but with different endings
Corresponding structure in a series of phrases or clauses
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses or verses
A verbal pattern in which the second half of an expression is balanced against the first but with the parts reversed
The use of a word to modify or govern two or more words
A rhetorical figure in which high emotion is expressed in the form of a sudden exclamation
DefinitionTerminology
The way a text is constructed, thread of the ideas, the voice, the constructions that link the constituent elements
A sentence style that employs many conjunctions
The ways that meaning in a text can work beyond their apparent surface meaning
The insertion of some verbal unit that interrupts the normal syntactic flow of the sentence
A rhetorical figure in which incongruous or contradictory terms are combined
Rhetorical question
A figure of speech in which parellelism is reinforced by members that are of the same length
The omission or absence of a conjunction between parts of a sentence
Rhetorical Understatement
Obvious and intentional exaggeration
Words and patterns of words
The exploration of meanings that can be found in a text

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