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Anadiplosis

repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next

Anaphora

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

Anastrophe

Inversion of the natural or usual word order

Anistrophe

Repetition of a phrase at the end of another clause

Antithesis

the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance

Asydenton

joining together several clauses or phrases without using conjunctions between them.
EX- "Hereisthehouseitsgreenandwhite" (t.b.e.)

Cacophony

loud confusing disagreeable sounds

Epanalepsis

repetition at the end of a clause of the word that occurred at the beginning

Epiphora

Repetition of a word or phrase at the end of several clauses. ex. Of the people, by the people, for the people

Euphemism

an inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive

Hyperbole

a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor

Isocolon

use of parallel structures of the same length in successive clauses

Litote

for of understatement in which the negative of the contrary is used to achieve emphasis and intensity. for example, "She is not a bad cook."

Malapropism

the unintentional misuse of a word by confusion with one that sounds similar

Meiosis

understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary)

Paradox

a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.

Polysydenton

repetition of conjunction in close succession

Syllepsis

a construction in which one word is used in two different senses ("After he threw the ball, he threw a fit.")

Tautology

useless repetition

Zeugma

use of a word to govern two or more words though appropriate to only one

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