homoeoptoton

homoeoptoton

a rhetorical device consisting of the repetition of the same case endings, inflections, etc., at the end of phrases.
See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
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He accents this through homoeoptoton, the use of two or more words with like terminations in the same sentence: cadenti, "falling," and ruenti, "coming down" (lit.
Sulpicius highlights the reaction of the crowd in general as well as that of the pagans and monks through a threefold parallelism combined with homoeoptoton.
Here Sulpicius emphasizes the contrast between "human hands" and "divine power" through parallelism supported by homoeoptoton.
Sunt autem multae schematum species, sed eminentiores hae: prolepsis, zeugma, hypozeuxis, sylepsis, anadiplosis, anafora, epanalepsis, epizeuxis, paronomasia, schesis onomaton, paromoeon, homoeoteleuton, homoeoptoton, poliptoton, hirmos, polisindeton, dialyton.
quae cum multa sint, ex omnibus necessaria fere sunt decem et septem, quorum haec sunt nomina: prolepsis, zeugma, hypozeuxis, syllepsis, anadiplosis, anaphora, epanalepsis, epizeuxis, paronomasia, schesis onomaton, parhomoeon, homoeoptoton.