What is repetition


Stylistic devices
of repetitionexamplefeaturesStylistic device of word repetition (Repetitio)AnadiplosisHa! How do I want you then sneer!Sneer? God keep me!Is the repetition of the last sentence or word at the beginning of a subsequent sentence or verse.AnaphorThe Moor has done his duty the moor can go.The repetition - once or several times - of a word or a sentence at the beginning of consecutive verses, stanzas or sentences or parts of sentences.DiaphoraIf behind Fly, fly, fly, fly, fly, fly to.Repetition of a word or phrase with different meanings. The word is therefore meant differently in the repetition or is perceived differently than when it was first mentioned.Epanadiplosis(1)No, that can not be, No!, (2) Playing with the ship Wind and waves, // Wind and waves don't play with his heart.Either means one (1) Kyklos, i.e. the fact that the same word is at the beginning of a verse or sentence and also marks the end of the sentence or verse, or (2) the anadiplosis, i.e. the fact that the same word is at the end of a sentence or verse is used and marks the beginning of the following sentence or verse.EpanalepsisAnd breathed long and breathed deepWord repetition, in which a word or a group of words is repeated immediately at the beginning of a sentence or at a distance.Epanastrophe(1) Ha! How do I want you then sneer!Sneer? God save me !, (2)see main article on epanastrophe.Means either (1) an anadiplosis or (2) repeating the last verse of a stanza at the beginning of the next.EpanodosIf you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you're with!Clauses of two sentences, including partial sentences, are arranged in a cross pattern (cf. chiasmus). The specialty is that the same words are used.EpipherSir Mortimer, you are surprised not me, frightened not me. I was prepared for such a message for a long time. I know my judges.The repetition of a word or phrase at the end of consecutive sentences or verses, one or more times.EpiplokeOh, the woman was beautiful, beautiful was she and Smart, Smart she was and also full courage, courage permeated her mind.Multiple anadiplosis. Here the end of a sentence, also part of a sentence, is repeated at the beginning of the following, which again ends in a word that is taken up at the beginning of the following sentence, etc.EpizeuxisI feel very very very Well!A word or phrase is mentioned three times in immediate succession.GeminatioO God, O God, Why did you do that?Duplication of a word or phrase in immediate succession.KyklosDispense should you! should do without!The same word is at the beginning of the verse or sentence and is also the last of the sentence or verse.PolyptotonThe human is that People Wolf.Repetition of a word in different inflected forms, but which belongs to the same part of speech. The example shows the nounhuman first in the nominative, then in the genitive.SymplokeWhat is the fool's greatest good? Money!
What entices even the wise? Money!
What is the whole world screaming? Money!Simultaneous occurrence of anaphor and epipher: a word or a phrase is at the beginning of successive verses or sentences and also at the end.Special forms of repetitionalliteration
(cf. all-in-all)
M.ilch meight müde M.men munder.Successive words start with the same letter (actually loud).Figura etymologicaVery nice Gamesgame I am with you.Repetition of words with the same root but belonging to a different part of speech.Identical rhyme
(see rhyme types)
Today I go to that House,
but yesterday I came from the House.Same word is rhymed.parallelism"Love is hot, the snow is cold.", "He ran there quickly, slowly he came back."Repetition of a similar syntax in successive sentences. Recurrence of the same word order.Figures with content repetitionPleonasm“White mold”, “green grass”, “bright colors”, “dark night”A word for described using a characteristic term. Pair of terms is repeated unnecessarilytautology(1) I will you never and never marry.
(2)business is Business.Describes either the fact that (1) the same thing is said again with a different phrase, or (2) that the same state of affairs is repeated with the same words of the same part of speech.