Anadiplosis


Anadiplosis (an’-a-di-plo’-sis): The repetition of the last word (or phrase) from the previous line, clause, or sentence at the beginning of the next. Often combined with climax.

Spring is starting here. Here, the grass is turning green once more. Once more, the little flowers are blooming. Blooming wild purple violets, white snowdrops, pink trillium, green and purple Jack-in-the-Pulpit,  and more: More than we can imagine as we say goodbye to another cruel, yet beautiful, winter.

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

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