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Syntax-based Rhetorical Devices examples
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ex: Aboard my ship, excellent performance is standard. Standard performance is sub-standard. Sub-standard performance is not permitted to exist. —Herman Wouk, The Cain Mutiny
We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing-grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills- Winston Churchill
Chocolate does not a diet make
To err is human; to forgive, divine -Alexander Pope
We will not bring up the topic of my opponent's numerous affairs in this discussion
John Morgan, president of the bank, could not be reached by the phone
O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?- 1 Corinthians 15:55
I came, I saw, I conquered - Julius Caesar
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. — John F. Kennedy
I think we've reached a point of great decision, not just for our nation, not only for all humanity, but for life upon the earth— George Wald
The Master's degree is awarded by the thirty-two departments, and the Ph.D. by thirty-three.( The word "departments" is omitted after the PhD because it is implied)
If only she had... Oh, it doesn't matter now.
In the world, ye shall have trials, but be of good cheer- I have overcome the world —John 16:33
And all the night he did nothing but weep Philoclea, sigh Philoclea, and cry out Philoclea
In fact, of course, to be sure, indeed, I suppose, I hope, you know, you see, clearly, in any event, in effect, certainly, remarkably.
Since we have come so far, whom shall be rash enough to set limits on our future progress? Who shall say that since we have gone so far, we can go no farther? Who shall say that the American dream is ended? For myself, I believe that all we have done upon this continent is but a prelude to a future in which we shall become not only a bigger people but also a wiser people, a better people, and even greater people. —Adlai Stevenson
The apparition of these faces in the crowd;
Petals on a wet, black bough
And truly, their suffering was not small— William Bradford
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherit virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries
There is even- and it is the achievement of this novel- a curious sense of happiness running through the paragraphs
And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, but with a man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven;And they were destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remain alive, and they that were with him in the arc— Genesis 7:22-24
It is again object it as a very absurd ridiculous custom,... But this objection is I think, a little unworthy so refined an age as ours. Let us argue this matter calmly... - - Jonathan Swift, a modest proposal
If Mr. Ferchoff is always fair, as you have said, why did he refuse to listen to Mrs. Baldwin's arguments?
You held your breath and the door for me - Alanis Morissette
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