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Antanaclasis Explained

Antanaclasis at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Antanaclasis \Ant`an*a*cla"sis\, n. [Gr. ?; ? + ? a bending back
and breaking. See {Anaclastic}.] (Rhet.)
(a) A figure which consists in repeating the same word in a
different sense; as, Learn some craft when young, that
when old you may live without craft.
(b) A repetition of words beginning a sentence, after a long
parenthesis; as, Shall that heart (which not only feels
them, but which has all motions of life placed in them),
shall that heart, etc.

antanaclasis at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: slim-wikipedia » lang=en


From Inter: etyl » grc|en Inter: term » ἀντανάκλασις||reflection, bending back|tr=antanaklasis|lang=grc, Inter: term » ἀντί||against|tr=anti|lang=grc + Inter: term » ἀνά||up|tr=ana|lang=grc + Inter: term » κλάσις||breaking|tr=klasis|lang=grc.


Inter: examples-right » examples=We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
Category: Wikiquote - :Benjamin Franklin|Benjamin Franklin
If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.
Category: w - :Vince Lombardi|Vince Lombardi
Inter: head » en|noun
  • Inter: rhetori » c The repeated use of the same word or phrase, but with a different meaning each time; a kind of pun.


    * antistasis


    * pun, ploce

  • Translation: et » antanaclasis
    Translation: fr » antanaclasis
    Translation: ko » antanaclasis