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Anaphora English Presentation

Anaphora is a rhetorical term for the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of consecutive sentences, clauses, or phrases.

A Brown

on 15 October 2012

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ANAPHORA A rhetorical term for the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive sentences, clauses, or phrases. Obama's Inaugural Address Student Practice: Identify two examples of anaphora phrases or words repeated in the videos. Were they effective for the purpose of the speaker's speech? Many famous examples of anaphora can be seen in historical speeches like Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" and John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address. Anaphora vs. Repetition Anaphora occurs at the BEGINNING of phrases and sentences, while repetition can occur in any part of a sentence. Anaphora falls under the greater category of repetition. Winston Churchill's speech during World War II: We Shall Fight on the Beaches! Anaphora is used in speeches, in persuasive writings, in poems, and in other various forms of literature. Books: Tale of Two Cities
by Charles Dickens Poems: "London" by William Blake "In every cry of every man,
In every Infant's cry of fear,
In every voice, in every ban,
The mind-forg'd manacles I hear." "It was the best of times,
it was the worst of times,
it was the age of wisdom,
it was the age of foolishness,
it was the epoch of belief,
it was the epoch of incredulity,
it was the season of Light,
it was the season of Darkness,
it was the spring of hope,
it was the winter of despair,"
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