- Amplification Strategies (page one)
- Argumentation Techniques (page two)
- Balance, Antithesis, and Paradox (page three)
- Emotional Appeals (Pathos) (page three)
- Metaphorical Substitutions and Puns (page three)
- Omission of Words, Phrases, and Clauses (page three)
- Repetition of Letters, Syllables, and Sounds (below)
- Repetition of Words, Phrases, Clauses, and Ideas (below)
Repetition of Letters, Syllables, and Sounds
Repetition of initial consonant sound.
Identity or similarity in sound between internal vowels in neighboring words.
Hesitation forms (meaningless filler words, phrases, or stammerings) in speech.
Similar sound endings to words, phrases, or sentences.
Words that sound alike but have different meanings and/or spellings.
Two or more words that are pronounced the same but differ in meaning, origin, and sometimes spelling.
Absurd or humorous misuse of a word, especially by confusion with one of similar sound.
The repetition of the same sound in words that are close together.
Repetition of Words, Phrases, Clauses, and Ideas
Repetition of the last word of one line or clause to begin the next.
Repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses or verses.
Repetition of a word in a different or a contrary sense.
Repetition of a point several times in different words.
Repetition broken up by one or more intervening words.
Repetition at the end of a clause or sentence of the word or phrase with which it began.
Frequent repetition of a phrase or question; a refrain; dwelling on a point.
Repetition of a word or phrase at the end of several clauses.
Repetition of a word or phrase at the end of successive clauses.
Repetition of a word for emphasis (usually with no words in between).
A succession of phrases of approximately equal length and corresponding structure.
Corresponding structure in a series of clauses.
Repetition of a word with a new or specified sense, or with pregnant reference to its special significance.
Repetition of words derived from the same root but with different endings.
A style that employs a great many conjunctions.
Words having the same or nearly the same meaning.