Apostrophe


Apostrophe (a-pos’-tro-phe): Turning one’s speech from one audience to another. Most often, apostrophe occurs when one addresses oneself to an abstraction, to an inanimate object, or to the absent.

Here we are dear wife, still together, still happy–still friends–still loving every minute of it after 16 years!

Time, you are definitely on our side! You have tested our love.  You have refined our love. You have made us whole. Time after time–what a great time!

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)

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