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Anadiplosis

 

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Description

The repetition of a word sequence used at the end of a phrase or sentence at the start of the next phrase or sentence.

Example

If you are going to play wolf, play wolf like the real thing.

I would but run away. Run away, perhaps today. Perhaps today I will. I will run away.

Will you come with me? Come with me to a better place. A place where we can be together forever, forever where we can do what we know must be done.

Discussion

When something is repeated, a pattern is created. We are programmed to recognize patterns and so we pay attention.

Repetition emphasizes. It hammers home the message that 'this is important'.

Anadiplosis is a typical device that is used when building a climax, with words set up in increasing importance. Spoken, this is likely to be done with rising tone.

Anadiplosis comes from the Greek word for 'doubling' or 'repetition'.

Classification: Repetition

See also

Anaphora, Using repetition, Repetition principle, Amplification principle

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