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n. pl. an·a·di·plo·ses (-sēz)
Rhetorical repetition at the beginning of a phrase of the word or words with which the previous phrase ended; for example, He is a man of loyalty—loyalty always firm.

[Late Latin anadiplōsis, from Greek, from anadiploun, to redouble : ana-, ana- + diploun, to double (from diplous, double; see dwo- in Indo-European roots).]


(Rhetoric) rhetoric repetition of the words or phrase at the end of one sentence, line, or clause at the beginning of the next
[C16: via Latin from Greek: repetition, from anadiploun to double back, from ana- + diploun to double]


(ˌæn ə dɪˈploʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -plo•ses (-ˈploʊ siz)
repetition of the last word or words of one clause at the beginning of the next clause, as in “To die, to sleep; to sleep!”
[1580–90; < Latin < Greek, derivative (with -sis -sis) of anadiploûsthai to be doubled back = ana- ana- + diploûsthai, middle of diploûn to double (see diploma)]


a device in which an unimportant word or the beginning of a phrase in one sentence is repeated in the following sentence, often with a change or extension of the sense. Cf. epanastrophe.
See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices


Repetition at the beginning of a sentence, line, or phrase of the last words of the preceding one.
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Noun1.anadiplosis - repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next
repetition - the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device
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The linearity of the text is also heightened by the poem's metonymies, which substitute perceptual effect for perceptual cause ("the heavy hemlocks," "the loud fire,"); and the one emphatic, accelerating anadiplosis in the final stanza ("I saw how night came, / Came striding like the color of the heavy hemlocks"), which sets up the speaker's confession of fear in the poem's penultimate line.
Habria que agregar a estas figuras la repeticion diseminada de "mano", "hueso", "piel", "sangre", "tibio", "cuerpo"; reduplicaciones ("mano", "mio"), reiteraciones ("leve", "que", "oscura", "oh", "cuerpo"), anaforas ("por donde"), anadiplosis ("tu escondida sangre,/ como otra sangre") y una epifora ("rehusa").
Brotan mas jitanjaforas, cacofonias, anadiplosis, aliteraciones y otros recursos foneticos que denotan la novedad de un lenguaje nuevo para el hablante.
The first of these sentences has a three-step anadiplosis with the final element an antimetabole.
In addition, each stanza anticipates/resonates with its neighbor, in that form of stanzaic anadiplosis in Chinese called the "carry-over stitch" [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
That's probably because it requires learning incomprehensible Greek terms like diasyrmus (rejecting an argument through ridiculous comparison) or anadiplosis (repeating the last word from the previous line at the beginning of the next one).
All Xhosa praise poets tend to employ in their performance the stylistic tropes of anaphora and anadiplosis.
He draws from his toolbox a seemingly infinite variety of figurative and aural effects, including such devices as anadiplosis, paranomasia, and asyndeton, sending this reader to the dictionary more than once.
These ludic curatorial poems are the weakest in the book, in which Olsen's fondness for chiasmus and anadiplosis can become as tedious as slogans and the puns and phonemic play are too heavy-handed.
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The unusual word count of one-hundred seems okay, yet his first constraint rules out anadiplosis or epanalepsis: every anaphora is anathema.
Tropos como el simbolismo de los motes, las esperpenticas e hiperbolicas descripciones, las imagenes y metaforas, y especialmente las figuras de repeticion, por la frecuencia en que aparecen (aliteraciones, onomatopeyas, geminaciones, anadiplosis, epanadiplosis, epimones, polisindeton, etc.