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Rhetoric devices
Anaphora- repeating a sequence of words at the beginning of neighbouring
Parallelism- utterances similar in context/tone
Pathos- evoking pity in the listener
Sibilant, fricative, plosive- sub-categories of alliteration
Phonaethetics- the study of the inherent pleasantness (euphony) or
unpleasantness (cacophony) of the sounds of certain words, phrases and
Anecdote- personal experience
Hyperbole- exaggeration
Assertion- a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief


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