Rhetorical Devices

Rhetorical Devices refers to languages rhetors use

  • to invoke strong feeling or emotions.
  • to help an audience visualize and understand an event or statement of facts
  • to bring joy, excitement, inspiration, and pleasure for readers
  • to inform, entertain, and persuade

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Alliteration
Allusion
Amplification
Anacoluthon
Anadiplosis
Analogy
Anaphora
Antiphrasis
Anastrophe

Antanaclasis
Antanagoge
Antimetabole
Antiphrasis
Antistrophe
Antithesis
Apophasis
Aporia
Aposiopesis
Apostrophe
Asyndeton
Auxesis
Bdelygmia
Bomphilogia
Brachotogy
Cacophony
Catachresis
Commoratio
Dehortatio
Diacope
Diatyposis
Distinctio
Enumeratio
Epanalepsis
Epistrophe
Epizeuxis
Hendiadys
Hyperbaton
Hysteron-proteron
Litotes
Meiosis
Metanoia
Paronomasia
Pleonasm
Polyptoton
Polysyndeton
Scesis Onomaton
Sententia
Sentential Adverbss
Syllepsis
Symplace
Synathroesmus
Synecdoche
Tapionsis
Tricolon