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Enumeratio. Pronounciation : \ i -ˈn(y)ü- mə -ˌ rāt -o\ Definition: To detail parts, causes, effects, or consequences to make a point more forcibly.(www. v irtualsalt.com) Etymology:

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Enumeratio

Enumeratio

Pronounciation:

\i-ˈn(y)ü-mə-ˌrāt-o\

Definition:

To detail parts, causes, effects, or consequences to make a point more forcibly.(www. virtualsalt.com)

Etymology:

Latin enumeratus, past participle of enumerare, from e- + numerare to count, from numerus number First Known Use: 1616

Examples:

First, we go to the store, second, we buy food. Third, we eat the food.

I love dogs, cats, pigs, horses, fish, cows, lizards, deer, lions, tigers, bears

When the new Walmart opened it lead to job opportunities, tax cuts, people moved into the town


Enumeratio

Epanalepsis

Pronounciation:

[ep-uh-nuh-lep-sis]

Definition:

Repeats the beginning word of a clause or sentence at the end. The beginning and the end are the two positions of strongest emphasis in a sentence, so by having the same word in both places, you call special attention to it

Etymology:

1575–85;

< Greekepanálēpsis

literally, resumption,

taking up again,

equivalentto

ep-ep- + ana-ana- +

lêpsistaking hold

( lēp-, variant stem

of lambánein to take

+ -sis–sis) 1

Examples:

Water alone dug this giant canyon; yes, just plain water 2

To report that your committee is still investigating the matter is to tell me that you have nothing to report.

A minimum wage that is not a livable wage can never be a minimum wage.”

— Ralph Nader3

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=epanalepsis&um=1

1)http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/epanalepsis

2) http://dynamo.dictionary.com/85476/rhetorical-strategies/print

3) http://mannerofspeaking.org/2012/03/19/rhetorical-devices-epanalepsis/


Enumeratio

Epistrophe

Pronounciation:

[[ih-pis-truh-fee]]

Definition:

Also called antistrophe forms the counterpart to anaphora, because the repetition of the same word or words comes at the end of successive phrases, clauses, or sentences

Etymology:

1640–50; < Neo-Latin < Greek epistrophḗ; see epi-, strophe1

Examples:

“The cars do not sell because the engineering is inferior, the quality of materials is inferior, and the workmanship is inferior.”2

"A day may come when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship, but it is not this day. An hour of woes and shattered shields, when the age of men comes crashing down! But it is not this day! This day we fight!"(Viggo Mortensen as Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 2003)3

"For no government is better than the men who compose it, and I want the best, and we need the best, and we deserve the best."(Senator John F. Kennedy, speech at Wittenberg College, Oct. 17, 1960)3

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=i+swear+to+tell+the+truth+the+whole+truth+and+nothing+but+the+truth&um

1)http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Epistrophe?s=t

2)http://dynamo.dictionary.com/85476/rhetorical-strategies/print

3)http://grammar.about.com/od/e/g/epistropheterm.htm


Enumeratio

Epithet

Pronounciation:

[ep-uh-thet]1

Definition:

is an adjective or adjective phrase appropriately qualifying a subject (noun) by naming a key or important characteristic of the subject

Etymology:

1570–80; < Latin epitheton epithet, adjective < Greek epítheton epithet, something added, equivalent to epi- epi- + the- (variant stem of tithénai to put) + -ton neuter verbidsuffix2

Examples:

At length I heard a ragged noise and mirth of thieves and murderers . . . . --George Herbert

Blind mouths! that scarce themselves know how to hold / A sheep hook . . . . --John Milton

In an age of pressurized happiness, we sometimes grow insensitive to subtle joys.3

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/epithet

http://www.virtualsalt.com/rhetoric6.htm#Epithet

http://www.virtualsalt.com/rhetoric6.htm#Epithet

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=epithet+examples+for

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Enumeratio

Epizeuxis

Pronounciation:

\ˌepəˈzüksə̇s\

Definition:

repetition of one word (for emphasis)

Etymology:

Greek and Latin prosody: the joining of two successive ionics a minore so that the syllables that come together exchange quantities (as when {_breve}{_breve}--|{_breve}{_breve}-- becomes {_breve}{_breve}-{_breve}|-{_breve}--) 1

Examples:

The best way to describe this portion of South America is lush, lush, lush

What do you see? Wires, wires, everywhere wires.

Polonius: "What are you reading?" Hamlet: "Words, words, words.“2

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=epizeuxis+examples&hl=

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epizeuxii

http://www.virtualsalt.com/rhetoric6.htm#Epizeuxis


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