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Literary techniques

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Literature; Literary techniques

A shortened version, containing only the most important points as a simple statement that ties together the main facts or ideas.

apostrophe

Literature; Literary techniques

A sudden turn from the general audience to address a specific group or person or personified abstraction absent or present.

assonance

Literature; Literary techniques

Repetition of the same sound in words close to each other.

zeugma

Literature; Literary techniques

Two different words linked to a verb or an adjective which is strictly appropriate to only one of them.

tautology

Literature; Literary techniques

Repetition of an idea in a different word, phrase, or sentence.

synecdoche

Literature; Literary techniques

Understanding one thing with another; the use of a part for the whole, or the whole for the part.

prolepsis

Literature; Literary techniques

The anticipation, in adjectives or nouns, of the result of the action of a verb; also, the positioning of a relative clause before its antecedent.

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