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an abrupt change within a sentence from one syntactic structure to another
the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device
the reversal of the normal order of words
the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance
an exclamatory rhetorical device
using words that imitate the sound they denote
suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted
anticipating and answering objections in advance
language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses
a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity
representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creature
substituting a more inclusive term for a less inclusive one or vice versa