repetition of a word or words at the beginning of successive clauses
inversion of the normal order of words
breaking off in the middle of a sentence, the syntax of which is never resumed
sudden break from previous narrative for an address, in the secondperson, of a some person or object, absent or present.
omission of conjunctions
arrangement of words in a mirroring or ABBA pattern found most often with pairs of nouns and adjectives
extended and elaborate description of a work of art, a building or a natural setting
iomission of one mor more wordw which must be logically suplied in order to create a grammatically complete expression
ond the econtinuation of a unit of thought beynd of one verse and into the first few feet of the next.
expression of an idea by means of two nouns connected by a conjunction instead of a noun and modifying adjective or by one noun modified by another.
avoidance in meter of elision between what would normally alide
distanced placement of two words which are logically meant to be understood togeteher
reversal of natural or logical order of ideas
understatement often enhanced by use of the negative
substitution of one word for another which it suggests
exceptional fullness of expression
overabundance of conjunctions
inclusion in the main story of references to events which in fact will occur after the dramatic time of the poem
interlocking word order; abAB
use of part for the whole or the reverse
separation into two parts of a word normally written as one, opften for visual effect
epithet which has been transferred from the word to which it strictly belongs to another word connected with in though
accumulation of 3 parallel phrases or clauses each of which is at least one syllable longer than the procceeding
jojing of 2 words by modifying or governing word which stricly applies only to one of them