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Rhetorica (2022) 40 (4): 383–411.
Published: 01 November 2022
... κακόζηλον [ cacozēlon ]. Quintilian’s influential picture of the all-encompassing rhetorical vice of adfectatio , his catachrestic practice, and his descriptions of catachresis as both a necessary extension of the meaning of an existing word and a poetic device, appear to have influenced Shakespeare’s...
Rhetorica (2017) 35 (4): 399–424.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of Shakespeare's day defined the figure as the repetition of the word or words with which one phrase or line ends, at or near the beginning of the succeeding phrase or line. A series of anadiploses was understood to make for a gradatio (or climax). Having been schooled in these and other definitions of the tropes...