Persuasive writing techniques

Alliteration
Figure of emphasis that occurs through the repetition of initial consonent letters.
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Anaphora
Repetition or word or phrase at the beginning of a sentence/near the beginning.
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Anadiplosis
Figure of repetition where the last word or phrase of one sentence is repeated in the consecutive sentence.
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Analogy
A kind of extended metaphor long simile in which an explicit comparison is made between two things.
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Antimetabole
Figures of emphasis in which the words in one phrase or clause are replicated.
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Antithesis
Figure of balance in which two contrasting ideas are intentionally juxtaposed.
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Asyndenton
Where successive sentences use the same conjunctions.
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Distinctio
Elaborating the meaning.
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Enumeratio
Listing detail.
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Epistrophe
Where the last word or phrase of a sentence is used as the last word or phrase of the next sentence.
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Repetition or word or phrase at the beginning of a sentence/near the beginning.

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Anaphora

Card 3

Front

Figure of repetition where the last word or phrase of one sentence is repeated in the consecutive sentence.

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Card 4

Front

A kind of extended metaphor long simile in which an explicit comparison is made between two things.

Back

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Card 5

Front

Figures of emphasis in which the words in one phrase or clause are replicated.

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