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,
The two adjectives now occupy the emphatic final position.(12) This time they are also directly juxtaposed: the contiguity enhances both the paronomasia and the homoeoteleuton.
The Paris manuscript's omission (by homoeoteleuton) of words in chapter 10 were made good in ANT from the Coptic: now we have here the full Latin text in the St Gallen and El Escorial manuscripts.
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] ...
Nearly every case that involves the displacement of adjacent couplets can be explained easily through some palaeographical cause such as homoearchon or homoeoteleuton:
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. Thus, Gellius' version must be considered more than a translation, but also more than a paraphrase of Herodotus.
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.