Rhetorical Strategies

  1. Scheme Definition
    A change in standard word order or pattern (can include changes in the arrangement of sounds, words and sentence structure)
  2. Alliteration
    the same sound repeated at the begining of several words in close proximity.

    exp. Moping Melancholy Mad
  3. Assonance
    the same or similar vowel sounds are repeated in the stressed syllables of words that are close to each other.

    exp. gum, drum, trumph, blunderbuss, and thunder.
  4. Anaphora
    the repetition of a word or phrase at the begining of following phrase.

    exp. "We shall not fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France... We shall not surrender."
  5. Epistrophe
    repetition of the same word or phrase at the end of following clauses.

    exp (In 1931, ten years ago, Japan invaded Manchukuo- without warning. In 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia - without warning. In 1938, Hitler occupied Austria - without warning.)
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Rhetorical Strategies