epanalepsis definition

  • noun:
    • The repetition of the same term or clause after intervening matter.
    • A figure in which equivalent term or clause is repeated after intervening matter.
    • In rhetoric, repetition or resumption; specifically, a figure where the same word or term is duplicated after more than one intervening words, or on time for the same topic after a digression.
    • repetition after intervening words
    • The repetition of the same term or clause after intervening matter.
    • A figure wherein equivalent term or term is repeated after intervening matter.
    • In rhetoric, repetition or resumption; especially, a figure where similar word or phrase is repeated after a number of intervening words, or on going back to similar topic after a digression.
    • repetition after intervening terms
    • The repetition of the same word or clause after intervening matter.
    • A figure through which the same word or clause is repeated after intervening matter.
    • In rhetoric, repetition or resumption; especially, a figure wherein similar word or expression is repeated after one or more intervening terms, or on time for the same subject after a digression.
    • repetition after intervening terms

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