Tasis (ta’-sis): Sustaining the pronunciation of a word or phrase because of its pleasant sound. A figure apparent in delivery.
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).
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Epitasis (e-pit’-a-sis): The addition of a concluding sentence that merely emphasizes what has already been stated. A kind of amplification. Opposite of anesis.
I think you’re obnoxious. You’re totally inappropriate.
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Definition courtesy of Silva Rhetoricae (rhetoric.byu.edu).