What are things that are repetitive?
Something that is repetitive involves doing the same thing over and over again. If you get bored running on a treadmill daily, you might try something less repetitive, like playing soccer outdoors. Anything you do repeatedly, especially when it’s boring, can be described using the adjective repetitive.
What is metonymy and examples?
Metonymy is the use of a linked term to stand in for an object or concept. Sometimes metonymy is chosen because it’s a well-known characteristic of the concept. A famous example is, “The pen is mightier than the sword,” from Edward Bulwer Lytton’s play Richelieu.
What is an Asyndeton example?
Asyndeton is a writing style where conjunctions are omitted in a series of words, phrases or clauses. For example, Julius Caesar leaving out the word “and” between the sentences “I came. I saw. I conquered” asserts the strength of his victory.
What is a Hortative sentence?
The definition of hortative is a choice of words that encourage action. An example of a hortative sentence is, “Just try it at least once!”
What makes repetition dangerous?
Stress and Emphasis. When the repetition is a whole statement, there is a risk of making the reader feel s/he is being told the same thing twice. Another danger area in essays is when the writer is returning to a previously-mentioned point and wants to remind the reader what it was.
What is an example of Aposiopesis?
The terrors of the earth. William Shakespeare uses an example of aposiopesis in his tragedy King Lear. Lear is so overcome with anger when imagining his possible revenge that he cannot continue.
What is avoid repetition?
Avoiding repetition at the sentence level Try to keep introductory clauses relatively short so that readers are still focused by the time they encounter the main point of the sentence. In addition to paying attention to these introductory clauses, you might want to read your paper aloud to catch excessive repetition.