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chiasmus

chiasmus  

A figure of speech by which the order of the words in the first of two parallel clauses is reversed in the second, e.g. ‘He saved others; himself he cannot save.’ 
euphuism

euphuism  

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An artificial, highly elaborate way of writing or speaking. Recorded from the late 16th century, the word comes from late 16th century: from Euphues, the name of a character in John Lyly's prose ...
figure of speech

figure of speech  

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Any form of expression in which language is manipulated for rhetorical effect. Around ad 95, Quintilian defined the figure of speech as ‘a departure from the simple and straightforward method of ...
parallelism

parallelism  

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The arrangement of similarly constructed clauses, sentences, or verse lines in a pairing or other sequence suggesting some correspondence between them. The effect of parallelism is usually one of ...
rhetoric

rhetoric  

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In Greek, the art of speaking so as to persuade, was from the first tied up with ethics (persuasion of what is true) and literature (use of language in order to please). It was a branch of the ...
synthesis

synthesis  

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[De]A type of archaeological publication that attempts to pull together and interpret a broad range of data and information about a particular topic or geographical area.

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