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Chiasmus

Chiasmus Definition Chiasmus is a rhetorical device in which two or more clauses are balanced against each other by the reversal of their structures in order to produce an artistic…

Antimetabole

…that all the antimetaboles are chiasmus, but not all instances of chiasmus are antimetaboles. A chiasmus is a sentence repeated inversely. The only condition of a chiasmic sentence is that…

Anadiplosis

…figure of speech, chiasmus. However, every anadiplosis does not necessarily reverse its structure like it is done in chiasmus. For instance, “Forget what you want to remember, and remember what…

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

…to give extra-musical touch and meanings to the lines. The sounds of /e/, /o/ and /i/ are repeated in the given examples respectively. Chiasmus: In Chiasmus, the statements are repeated…

The Taming of the Shrew

…another reference to Greek hero Hercules a great figure in Greek Mythology. Chiasmus: When the words repeat themselves in reverse order, it is called chiasmus. In this play, the statement…

Their Eyes Were Watching God

…as Tea Cake, Nanny, Leafy, or Logan Killicks. Chiasmus: The novel shows the use of chiasmus in the following example, i. Now, women forget all those things they don’t want…

Air Kiss

…has sent me an air kiss which has kissed the air.” In this sentence, the phrase is used as a chiasmus. Although there is an article between two words, it…

Acid Test

…the yardstick that the person in question has developed. Example #3: “They want to develop an acid test to test acid.” This phrase has been used as a chiasmus. Example…

Hamlet

…used here as an allusion. 6. Chiasmus: The below example is one of the dialogues that has used this device to emphasize the connection between action and words. Suit the…

Age Before Beauty

…Example #1: “Although it is a general rule to allow age before beauty, here it is beauty before age in the actual sense.” The phrase uses a literary device, chiasmus….