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prolepsis

Chris Baldick

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780198715443
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191783234
prolepsis

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The Greek word for ‘anticipation’, used in three senses:

1. In a speech, the trick of answering an opponent’s objections

Reference Entry.  163 words. 

Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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