epanalepsis


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epanalepsis

(ɪˌpænəˈlɛpsɪs)
n
(Rhetoric) rhetoric the repetition, after a more or less lengthy passage of subordinate or parenthetic text, of a word or clause that was used before
[C16: from Greek, from epi- + ana- + lēpis taking, from lambanein to take up]
ˌepanaˈleptic adj

epanalepsis

repetition of the same word or phrase after other words have intervened.
See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices

epanalepsis

Repetition of a word or clause previously used after a long passage or digression.
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Noun1.epanalepsis - repetition after intervening words
repetition - the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device
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symploce (initial and final repetition together) and epanalepsis (repetition at peripheries).
He draws on the rhetorical figures of epanalepsis and ploche with the repetition of "I" in "I care not, I," and is a master of hyperbole as he declares the consequences of Anne's imagined speech to be "[b]eggary, shame, death, scandal, and reproach--," a climax to the parison of his final rhyming couplet in which he declares he will "hazard all" for Anne, live for her, and die in her love.
It is the so-called pletenie sloves, the intertwining of word and sentence through the medium of sound repetition, such as alliteration and assonance, epanalepsis, figura etymologica, polyptoton, the recurrence of key words or key syllables, paronomasia, synonymy, tautology, etc.