repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next
repetition of a word or phrase as the beginning of successive clauses
Inversion of the natural or usual word order
Repetition of a phrase at the end of another clause
the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance
joining together several clauses or phrases without using conjunctions between them.
EX- "Hereisthehouseitsgreenandwhite" (t.b.e.)
loud confusing disagreeable sounds
repetition at the end of a clause of the word that occurred at the beginning
Repetition of a word or phrase at the end of several clauses. ex. Of the people, by the people, for the people
an inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive
a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
use of parallel structures of the same length in successive clauses
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."
the unintentional misuse of a word by confusion with one that sounds similar
understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary)
a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
repetition of conjunction in close succession
a construction in which one word is used in two different senses ("After he threw the ball, he threw a fit.")
use of a word to govern two or more words though appropriate to only one