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balanced sentence
Love is positive; tolerance negative.
freight-train
and it was dark and there was water standing in the street and no lights and windows broke
inverted
at the feet of the tallest and plushiest offices lie the crummiest slums
parallel
close proximity two or more equal grammatical constructions: modifiers in row to describe same noun or verb, same types of phrases that modify same noun or verb
periodic
that large forces can be defeated by smaller forces superior in arms, organization, and spirit is one important lesson of history
loose
history has amply proved that large forces can be defeated by smaller forces superior in arms, organization, morale, and spirit
anaphora
we shall not flag or fall. we shall go on...we shall fight...we shall fight
antithesis
extremism in defense of liberty is no vice; moderation in pursuit of justice is no virtue
asyndeton
meet any hardships, support any friend, oppose any foe
polysyndeton
steak and hamburger and spaghetti and baked potato
chiasmus
the years to come seem a waste of breath, a waste of breath the years behind
negative-positive
true, then what is not true
tricolon
three parts of equal importance and length
emphasis
suddenly, it rained
antimetabole
man must put an end to war - or war will put an end to man
convoluted structure
now demons, whatever else they may be, are full of interest
centered structure
having waited to walk on the sea like St.Peter, he had taken an involuntary bath, losing his dignity
epanalepsis
blood hah brought blood, and blows have answer'd blows
anadiplosis
with success, success produces confidence, confidence
epistrophe
i'll have my bond. speak not against my bond. i have sworn an oath that i will have my bond