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repetition of the same sound beginning several words in sequence
"Let us go forth to lead the land we love."
"Veni, vidi, vici."
lack of framatical sequence; a change in gramatical constuction within the same sentence
"Agreements entered into when one stat of facts exist--are they to be maintained regardelss of changing conditions?"
"doubling back"
the rhetoical repetition of one or several words; specifically repetition of a word that ends one clause at the beginningof the next
"Men in great place are thrice servants: servants of the sovereign or state; servants of fame; and servants of business."
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or lines
"We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, whe shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills. We shall never surrender."
transpostion of normal word order; most often found in Latin in the case of prepositions and the wrods they control
a form of hyperbaton
"The helmsman steered; they ship moved on; yet never a breeze up blew."
repetition of the same word or phrase at the end of successive clauses
"In 1931, ten years ago, Japan invaded Machukuo--without warning. In 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia--without warning. In 1938, Hitler occupied Austria--without warning. In 1939, Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia--without warning. Later in 1939, Hitler invaded Poland--without warning."
opposition, or contrast of ideas or words in a balanced or parallel construction
"Extremism in defense of liberty is no vice, moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue."
"Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more."
"The vases of the classical period are but the reflection of classical beauty; the vases of the archaic period are beauty itself."
expression of doubt (often feigned) by which a speaker appears uncertain as to what he should think, say, or do
"Then the steward said within himself, 'What shall I do?'"
a form of ellipse by which a speaker comes to an abrupt halt seemingly overcome by passion (fear,excitement, etc.) or modesty
a sudden turn from the general audience to address a specific group or person or personified abstraction absent or present
"For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar's angel.
Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar loved him."
us of an older of obsolete form
"Pipit sate upright in her chair
Some distance from where I was sitting"
repetition of the same sound in words close to each other
"Thy kingdom come, thy will be done."
lack of conjunction between coordinate phrases, clauses, or words
"We shall pay an price, bear any burden, meet any hardsip, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and sucess of liberty."
"But, in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground."