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parallelism
Figure of balance identified by a similarity in the syntactical structure of a set of words in successive phrases, clauses, sentences; successive words, phrases, clauses with the same or very similar grammatical structure.**
chiasmus
Two corresponding pairs arranged not in parallels (a-b-a-b) but in inverted order (a-b-b-a); from shape of the Greek letter chi (X).*
climax
arrangement of words, phrases, or clauses in an order of ascending power.*
antithesis
opposition, or contrast of ideas or words in a balanced or parallel construction.*
anastrophe
transposition of normal word order; most often found in Latin in the case of prepositions and the words they control. Anastrophe is a form of hyperbaton.*
anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses or lines*
"To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield." Tennyson, Ulysses*

which term is it?
climax
"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,"
Which term is it?P
anaphora
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."**
parallelism
'Ask not what your country can do for you;ask what you can do for your country"
chiasmus