A repetition of a word or of words at the beginning of two or more successive clauses.
the use of a substitute word, such as a pronoun, in reference to a something already mentioned in a discourse; also, the relation between the substitute word and its antecedent. It is contrasted with cataphora, the use of a pronoun for a word or topic not yet mentioned.
Referential linking between pairs of words within or between sentences; the process of replacing a longer word or phrase with a shorter one, as with the use of a pronoun for a noun or a noun phrase.
a scheme; repetition of a word or group of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
The part of the Liturgy where the preparation of the Holy Gifts concludes with the Consecration. Also called the "The Eucharistic Canon."
Repetition of words or phrases at the beginnings of successive utterances.
A Greek word that means 'offering'. It has from early times been the normal Greek name for the Eucharistic prayer and is universally the name most widely used by liturgical scholars. For many centuries, this prayer was referred to in the Roman rite as the canon.
Use of a grammatical form (e.g., a pronoun) to refer to a preceding word or group of words [refer back].
using a pronoun or other pro-word instead of repeating a word
The use of a word to refer to a word or group of words used previously. In the phrase "Billy's nice, but he is often impatient" he is an anaphora for Billy.
The repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or sentences, commonly in conjunction with climax and with parallelism. Anaphora can be used with questions, negations, hypotheses, conclusions, and subordinating conjunctions, although care must be taken not to become affected or to sound rhetorical and bombastic. Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs and/or prepositions can be used for anaphora, too. Double click on John F. Kennedy's inaugural address and read the entire speech listing some of the various examples of anaphora
Several consecutive sentences all starting with the same words. For example – I will not give up. I will do it. I will succeed.
Repeating words in one clause following another for effect, eg 'The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.'
An anaphor is the element (typically a pronoun) which refers back to an antecedent. Other anaphoric elements include reflexive pronouns (which may not have a specified antecedent, e.g. â€œmyself,â€ â€œyourselvesâ€) and reciprocal pronouns (e.g. each other). Example:â€œTake yourself away from hereâ€ (â€œyourselfâ€ is an anaphor)
The repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of lines e.g. Crossing Brooklyn Ferry by Walt Whitman.
Several consecutive sentences starting with the same group of words. (i.e., "I will not fail. I will not give up. I will prevail.")
The portion of the Liturgy of the Faithful beginning with: "Let us stand aright, let us stand with fear..."
the repetition of a word or group of words at the beginnings of lines
The most common rhetorical figure. An anaphora repeats a word at the beginning of a sequence of clauses or sentences. Example: Then curs'd she Richard, then curs'd she Buckingham, Then curs'd she Hastings. --Shakespeare, Richard III, Act III, Scene iii, Lines 18-9
In rhetoric, anaphora (from the Greek Î½Î±Ï†Î¿ÏÎ¬, "carrying back") is the repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginning of several consecutive sentences or verses to emphasize an image or a concept.
The word "anaphora", which in rhetoric means the deliberate repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of several successive verses, clauses, or paragraphs, refers in religion to the most solemn part of the Divine liturgy or Mass. The term is used more particularly, but not exclusively, in relation to Eastern Christian liturgies: in the West, the term "Eucharistic Prayer" is more commonly used. Another Western term, which prevailed when the Roman Rite had a single Eucharistic Prayer or Anaphora, was "Canon of the Mass".