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repetition at the beginning of clauses
anaphora
repitition of last words of previous clause at the beginning of the next
anadiplosis
word order reversal
antimetabole
omission of conjunctions
asyndeton
repetition at the end of clauses
epistrophe
symbol used to represent a whole

give an example
metonymy (ex. crown-monarch)
similar clause structure
parallelism
using part of a subject for the whole

give an example
synecdoche (ex. hand-sailor)
use of a word to govern 2 words differently
zeugma
use of several conjunctions to emphasize a point
polysyndeton
the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas, often in parallel structure
antithesis (ex. Place your virtues on a pedastel; put your vices under a rock)
the subsitution of one part of speech for another
antihimeria (ex. the poet says we milestone our lives.)
a sentence that adds modifying elements after the subject, verb, and complement
loose/cumulative sentence
sentence with modifying elements before the verb/complement
periodic sentence
unassociated ideas, words, or phrases placed next to each other to create surprise, wit, or humor
juxtaposition