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OCD 7 th PERIOD. LITERARY RHETORICAL DEVICES. ANTIMETABOLE. Repetition of words in reverse order Ex: When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Ex: Eat to live, but do not live to eat. ANTITHESIS. A contrast between two words or phrases.

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  • Repetition of words in reverse order

  • Ex: When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

  • Ex: Eat to live, but do not live to eat.


  • A contrast between two words or phrases.

  • Ex: Patience is bitter, but it has a sweet fruit.

  • Ex: When Hell freezes over!

  • Ex: Many are called, but few are chosen.


  • Moving through milder words to the strongest word at the end of a phrase or sentence.

  • Ex: The continuance of anger is hatred; the continuance of hatred turns to malice.


  • Two words with opposite meanings accompanying each other in a sentence.

  • Ex: Dry Ice

  • Ex: Icy Hot

  • Ex: Jumbo Shrimp


  • Repeat the end of the last sentence in the beginning of the next.

  • Ex: Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.


  • Repeating word(s) in the beginning of two or more consecutive sentences, verses, clauses.

  • We came. We saw. We Conquered.

  • The sky was blue. The sky was brilliantly blue.


  • The use of a title instead of a name.

  • Ex: Calling a judge “Your Honor”

  • Ex: When I actually met “Mr. Right” I had no idea that his first name was “Always.”


  • Words addressed to a thing or person that is absent.

  • Ex: Hello darkness my old friend, I have come to talk to you again.

  • Ex: Oh western wind when wilt thou blow?


  • Omits conjunctions between words, phrases, or clauses.

  • A list of words or phrases.

  • Ex: We came. We saw. We conquered.

  • Ex: I like French, wheat, cinnamon, raisin bread.


  • Progressing from a lesser to a greater degree of quality or quantity.

  • Ex: I began by sitting in a chair, then driving a car, then flying a plane, then piloting a spaceship.

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