lack of conjunctions between coordinate phrases, clauses or words
using several conjunctions in close succession, especially where some might be omitted (as in 'he ran and jumped and laughed for joy')
the repetition of words phrases sentences that have the same grammatical structure or that restate a similar idea. Restatement is repetition of an entire idea in different words. Structuralism Parallelism is the repetition of a word or entire sentence pattern. Antithesis is connecting ideas that are opposite rather than similar.
lack of emphasis in expression for a purposeful effect
A figure of speech that reverses the order of words in phrases that would otherwise be structured the same. (e.g. Heaven is too great of humanity; humanity is too great for heaven)
the rhetorical contrast of ideas by means of parallel arrangements of words, clauses, or sentences (as in "action, not words") or ("they promised freedom and provided slavery")
It is the repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or sentences
repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next
A rhetorical question implying strong affirmation or denial.
Allusion to something by denying that it will be mentioned, as in I will not bring up my opponent's questionable financial dealings
expression of doubt by which the speaker appears uncertain as to what he should think, say, or do.
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as hand for sailor), the whole for a part (as the law for police officer), the specific for the general (as cutthroat for assassin), the general for the specific (as thief for pickpocket), or the material for the thing made from it (as steel for sword).
substituting the name of an attribute or feature for the name of the thing itself (as in 'they counted heads'), one term is used to represent something that is closely related to it (the office had a party)