Rhetoric -> Gestalt. Figure of Speech Law of Proximity (Follows)

Rhetoric -> Gestalt.
Figure of Speech
Law of Proximity (Follows)proxim

Antimetabole,Commutatio Repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse grammatical order: “we love a deal and deal in love”

Assonance Repeating similar vowel sounds, preceded and followed by different consonants, in the stressed syllables of adjacent words,

Asyndeton, Dissolutio The omission of conjunctions between clauses, resulting in force or hurried rhythm, e.g. “veni, vidi, vici”

Brachylogia, Articulus The absence of conjunctions between single words, e.g. “Observe, learn, reflect, try, endure, fight, win”

Coenotes Repetition of two different phrases: one at the beginning and the other at the end of successive paragraphs.

Conduplicatio Repetition of words in adjacent phrases or clauses, e.g. “to end this war, we must end her wicked rule”

Consonance The repetition of consonants in words stressed in the same place but whose vowels differ

Diacope Repetition of a word with one or more between, e.g. “Senseless! What a waste! Senseless!”

Diaphora Repetition of a common name so as to perform two logical functions, e.g. “boys will be boys”

Epanalepsis, Resumptio Repetition at the end of a line/phrase/clause of the words occurring at the beginning, e.g. “a lie begets a lie”

Epistrophe, Conversio Ending a series of lines, phrases, clauses, or sentences with the same word or words

Epizeuxis, Iteratio Repetition of words with no others between, for vehemence or emphasis, e.g. “faith, faith alone will save us”

Homoioptoton,Similiter cadens The repetition of similar case endings in adjacent words or in words in parallel position

Homoioteleuton,Similiter desinens Similarity of endings of adjacent or parallel words

Mesarchia The repetition of the same word or words at the beginning and middle of successive sentences

Mesodiplosis,Mesophonia Repetition of the same word or words in the middle of successive sentences

Paregmenon The repetition of a word or its cognates in a short sentence, e.g. “Social-democracy dies for the greed of the greedy”

Parelcon The use of redundant or superfluous terms, e.g. “the damaging blow caused much damage to his jaw”

Paroemion Alliteration taken to an extreme where nearly every word in a sentence begins with the same consonant

Polysindeton, Acervatio Employing many conjunctions between clauses, often slowing the … …… …tempo or rhythm, i.e. “and and and and ”

Repetitio Repeating the same word variously throughout a sentence or discourse

Repotia The repetition of a phrase in the same discourse with differences in style, diction, tone, etc.

Symploce, Circulo rhetorica The combination of anaphora and epistrophe

Synaeresis When two syllables are contracted into one, e.g. “New Orleans” pronounced “Nawlins”

Synaloepha, Deletio Omitting one of two vowels occurring at the end of one word and the beginning of another, e.g. “th’eternal”

Synthesis, Compositio An apt arrangement of a composition regarding the sounds of adjoining syllables and words

Tricolon Three parallel equivalent elements in a concise series, e.g. “taste, trust, force e that’s a gentleman in a nutshell”

From: A classification of classics. Gestalt psychology and the tropes of rhetoric, Giorgio Baruchello


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