Epistrophe

Entertainment / Literature / Epistrophe: (Greek, 'upon turning') Repetition of a concluding word or word endings: He's learning fast, are you earning fast? When the epistrophe focuses on sounds rather than entire words, we normally call it rhyme. Epistrophe is an example of a rhetorical scheme.

Distych

Entertainment / Literature / Distych: The technical term for a two-line group in which a pair of metrical lines of different lengths together compose or express a complete idea (Wheeler 38). In Greek elegies, these distichs are usually rh MORE

Anaphora

Entertainment / Literature / Anaphora: (Greek, 'carried again,' also called epanaphora) The intentional repetition of beginning clauses in order to create an artistic effect. For instance, Churchill declared, 'We shall not flag or fail. We MORE

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