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Apposition
placing side by side two coordinate elements, the second of which serves as an explanation or modification of the first.
The mountain was the earth, her home
Asyndeton
deliberate omission of conjunctions between a series of related clauses.
I came, I saw, I conquered.
Polysyndeton
deliberate use of many conjunctions.
and, and, and, but, and
Alliteration
repetition of initial consonants in adjacent words.
It was the meanest moment of eternity.
Assonance
repetition of similar vowel sounds in the stressed syllables of adjacent words.
Whales in the wake like capes and Alps
Anaphora
repetition of the same word or groups of words at the beginnings of successive clauses.
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.