Tricolon (tri-co-lon): Three parallel elements of the same length occurring together in a series.
I Googled. I copied. I pasted.
Got caught. Got accused. Got expelled.
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).
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Anesis (an’-e-sis): Adding a concluding sentence that diminishes the effect of what has been said previously. The opposite of epitasis.
Kim Jong-un loves basketball and went to school in Switzerland. Not only that, his mother’s an opera singer, he’s building the Masik Pass Ski Resort, and he enjoys riding roller coasters and watching 4D movies at Rungna People’s Amusement Park.
Oh, one other thing, he’s also a ruthless dictator who runs a totalitarian state, purges political rivals, and executes them. Most recently, his Uncle Chang Song-thaek, AKA “Despicable Human Scum.”
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