figure of amplification in which a subject is divided into constituent parts or details, and may include a listing of causes, effects, problems, solutions, conditions, and consequences
ex: Much will be said about my father the man, the storyteller, the lover of costume parties, a practical joker, the accomplished painter. He was a lover of everything French: cheese, wine, and women. He was a mountain climber, navigator, blahhhhhblah...
But, I think that any ontological history of our selves has to analyze three sets of relations: our relations to truth; our relations to obligations; our relations to ourselves and to the others.
Who's gonna turn down a Junior Mint? It's chocolate; it's peppermint; it's delicious.