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rhetorical device

juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas(often,although not always, in paralel struture) antithesis
repetiton of the same word or group of words at the beginning of successive causes, sentences, or lines anaphora
depature form normal word order for the sake of emphasis; occurs whenever normal synatical arrangement is violated for emphasis anastrophe
repetition of words, in successive clauses, in reverse grammatical order antimetabole
the ommision of conjuctions between clauses, often resuting in a hurried rhythm or vehement effect asyndeton
the repetiotion of the same letter or sound within nearby words; most often repeated initial consonants alliteration
repetition of the last word(or phrase)from the prev.line, clause, or sentence at the beginning of the next; often combined with climax anadiplosis
similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words or phrases, or clauses parallelism
omission of a word or short phrase easiy understood in context ellipsis
a series of similarly structured elements having the same length; a kind of parallelism isocolon
Created by: breaira