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Rhetorical Devices: Symploce

This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device: Symploce (pronounced sim-plo-see or sim-plo-kee) Origin: From the Greek συμπλοκήν (simplokeen), meaning “interweaving”. In plain English: Repetition of … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 164) – John Kennedy

“The only reason to give a speech is to change the world.” — John F. Kennedy

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Rhetorical Devices: Antimetabole

This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device: Antimetabole Origin: From the Greek meaning “to turn about in the opposite direction”. In plain English: Repetition … Continue reading

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