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Can you name the Shakespeare Rhetoric Devices?

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

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