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Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities.

Anaphora in general is used of coreferential relations, where one element in a sentence takes its meaning or reference from another. In ‘John said that it would rain, but I don't believe...

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Figures of Speech in Aristophanes

Simon R. Slings.

in The Language of Greek Comedy

October 2002; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 3907 words.

This chapter illustrates some of the problems that arise when we try to separate literary and non-literary language. It argues that a figure of speech such as chiasmus (and similarly...

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To Enchant Readers

Philip Thibodeau.

in Playing the Farmer

May 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 18212 words.

This chapter returns one more time to Seneca's aper çu about the Georgics, this time to linger on its first clause: to enchant readers. It maps out the “psychagogy” of the Georgics,...

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