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FEBRUARY 26, 2012 Rhetorical Devices: Anadiplosis
This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Anadiplosis. Origin : From the Greek ??????????? (anathiplosis), Effect: Repetition of the words adds rhythm and cadence. The repeated words are emphasized. Anadiplosis often builds in intensity to a climax.
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FEBRUARY 26, 2012 Observational Humor — Case Study #77
Here is another Observational Humor monologue and an analysis of what makes the humor work. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). The theme for the meeting was Political Caucus. A member presented an impromptu speech loaded with innuendo. Gordon is bi-lingual. THE MONOLOGUE.
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