Rhetorical Devices pYPER moore, anneka lewis, alexis castro

Anadiplosis - Using the last word at the end of one sentence to start another sentence. Example : Turn the lights of now. Now I'll take you by the hand.
Anaphora - Using the same words in the beginning of sentences. Example - In Ms. Scheafers class we do assertion. In Ms. Scheafers class we write essays.
Assonance - Repeating a similar vowel sound Example : Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
Epistrophe-Repeating the same word(s) at the end of each clause Example: I hit Alexis, kicked Alexis, and yelled at Alexis.
Litotes - An ironic understatement Example: You won’t be sorry.
Metaphor - Where a word or phrase is not literally meant. Example: The class is a zoo.
Hypophora - making a question then answering it Example: Will I get an A on this? If I believe in myself and complete my work…
Metonymy - Using an object or idea to substitute the object or idea in mind. Example: I know you like the back of my hand.
Expletive A phrase interrupting a sentence. Normally starts with words like it, there, and here, etc. Example:
Epanalepsis-Repeating the same word at the end of a sentence that was said at the beginning Example : Boys will be boys, and girls will be girls.


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