Epiphora Repetition

Epiphora (A Type of Deliberate Repetition)

There are three main types of repetition: anaphora, epiphora, and commoratio.

Epiphora

Epiphora is deliberately repeating terms at the end of sentences. For example:

Epiphora in Business Writing

Here is an example of how epiphora might appear in business correspondence:
Repeating words or ideas in your document can be useful. Used occasionally, deliberate repetition can:
As with all these creative techniques, there are also a few dangers. If you want to spice up your writing with deliberate repetition, you must avoid:


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See Also

What is anaphora? What is commoratio? Glossary of grammatical terms