Repetition

Examples Help! What is the definition of Repetition?

How do you define Repetition? What is a Repetition? The definition of Repetition is as follows:

 

English Grammar & Terminology Definition of Repetition - a poetic device

Definition: Repetition is an effective literary device that may suggest order, or add special meaning to a piece of literature or poetry. The repeating of words, phrases, lines, or stanzas.

Definition of Repetition - a poetic device

Examples of Repetition in Poems & Poetry

Poems with Repetition examples can be found by the most famous poets including T.S. Eliot and Coleridge

  • I'm nobody! Who are you?
    Are you nobody too?
    Then there's a pair of us-don't tell!
    They'd banish us you know.
    from "I'm nobody! Who are You?" by Emily Dickinson
  • Because I do not hope to turn again
    Because I do not hope
    Because I do not hope to turn...
    from 'Ash-Wednesday' by T. S. Eliot
  • I looked upon the rotting sea,
    And drew my eyes away;
    I looked upon the rotting deck,
    And there the dead men lay.
    from "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" by Coleridge

Examples of Repetition Poems

Examples Help! Use of Repetition in Poems & Poetry

Examples of Repetition can be found in many examples of the poem, poems or poetry. Famous poets use this figure of speech to convey and emphasize unusual and vivid images. The use of strong word association changes the mode of thought and adds variation, embellishment and adornment to literary works.
 

Examples Help - Figures of Speech - Repetition

In Figurative Language we use words in such a way that they differ somewhat from ordinary every-day speech and convey meanings in a more vivid and impressive manner. Figures, like Repetition make speech more effective, they beautify and emphasize it in Rhetoric which is the art of speaking and writing effectively. Figures of speech such as Repetition use word association to convey emotion and mood often in a non-literal sense.

Examples Help! Using Repetition

Figures of speech such as Repetition adds adornment, beautifies, colors, elegant variation, embellishment, embroidery, emphasis, exaggeration, exclamation, flourish, floweriness, irony, lushness and luxuriance to the English language. This page providing facts and info about Figures of Speech will help with the understanding of this subject.

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Repetition

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