This post is part of a series on rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device: Diacope Origin: From the Greek διακοπή (thiakhopi), meaning “cut in two”. In plain English: Repetition of a word or phrase broken up by another word or words. Effect: The repeated words are emphasized. Notes: For […]
A valuable lesson for public speakers from Leo Tolstoy’s classic story, “How Much Land Does a Man Need?”.