homoeoteleuton


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homoeoteleuton

a device of rhetoric in which like-sounding words, syllables, or phrases are used at the end of succeeding sentences or lines.
See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
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antithesis, alliteration, homoeoteleuton, hyperbaton,
392, argues convincingly that the version contained in P is a scribal error resulting from homoeoteleuton.
They may be briefly enumerated: anaphora, asyndeton, Behaghel's law (21), expolitio in the form of epiphoric disiunctio (22), homoeoteleuton, parison (23).
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.
12) This time they are also directly juxtaposed: the contiguity enhances both the paronomasia and the homoeoteleuton.
According to his view of history, Dryden and a few of his contemporaries--especially Sir William Temple and George Savile, Marquess of Halifax-established systematic arrangement of clauses within sentences and sentences within paragraphs; improved punctuation, making the use of the full stop more frequent and more significant; avoided "the homoeoteleuton [use of like-sounding syllables, words, or phrases at the close of a series of sentences], and [repetition of] .
Here 17-18 were originally omitted because of homoeoteleuton, the similar line-endings pennis 11 and p(er)ennis 17.
A line has dropped out of the quotation from Buckland by homoeoteleuton (p.
In this way, he amplified the antithesis and the attendant figures of structural parallelism and homoeoteleuton.
The latter is a clear example of homoeoteleuton, triggered by the preceding accesserunt ad conuiuium; the omitted words have been added above the line in what may be a more or less contemporary hand.
As for istae, if it is not possible to supply ianuae from the notes on 43 and 44, it could be inserted after istae, where its omission could be explained by homoeoteleuton.
639) was troubled by the homoeoteleuton multas palmas, but confessed himself uncertain what to do with it.