Epistrophe


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Epistrophe

 

a figurative device, the repetition of a word at the end of consecutive units of discourse (Festonchiki, vse festonchiki: pelerinka iz festonchikov, na rukavakh festonchiki, epoletsy iz festonchikov . . ., “Scallops, always scallops: the cape with scallops, the cuffs with scallops, the epaulets with scallops . . .,” Gogol).

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Here, Aquinas assumes the image of the circle, which is another metaphor from the epistrophe, to illustrate the process of human reason, not purely intellectual but discursive.
El punto de partida es el analisis de los terminos epistrophe y metanoia, que Lucas asocia en su Evangelio y sobre todo en los Hechos de los Apostoles para caracterizar la adhesion a Cristo, y que a Sterling le parecen ser las caracteristicas de la mision de tipo paulino.
For a discussion of Pinter's use of poetic devices such as anaphora and epistrophe in the poem, see Baker, Harold Pinter 135.
En este contexto, Platon despliega el tema de la conversion a traves de la nocion epistrophe (18).
El pensamiento filosofico posterior modifico sustancialmente las caracteristicas de la epistrophe platonica.
Es este un rasgo distintivo de la conversion en la cultura helenistica respecto a la epistrophe platonica en la que el elemento esencial era, como hemos senalado, el conocimiento a traves de la reminiscencia (29).
13) Eric Robertson Dodds traces to Iamblichus "the triadic scheme" enshrined in the system of Proclus, of monos, phrohodos, and epistrophe, that is, "the law of mean terms," and the more general principle it typifies, "the mirroring at successive levels of identical structures.
De acuerdo con este criterio, la philanthropia se une a esta concepcion unitaria: el 'amor a la humanidad' proviene de Dios, transita por las creaturas gracias a la proodos o progresion/procesion (10) y retorna a Dios por la epistrophe o reversion, pero diferentes grados de philanthropia son el amor divino que se concreta sublimemente en la Encarnacion, por una parte, y el amor humano a Dios y por este a los congeneres, que se concreta en la vida virtuosa de caridad.
The Poetic Paradigm: Rhetorical Schemes 1 2 3 4 sound schemes alliteration rhyme consonance pararhyme assonance reverse rhyme syntactic schemes preposing centering postposing peripheralizing lexical schemes anaphora antistrophe epistrophe epanalepsis symploce
At Gettysburg, Abraham Lincoln omitted idiomatic conjunctions between the last two elements of his anaphora or epanaphora (like beginnings) in "we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground" and his epistrophe or antistrophe (like endings) in "government of the people, by the people, for the people.
I also draw attention to the devices of sound and repetition that would appeal to an audience (anaphora, epistrophe, polyptoton, disjunction, alliteration, assonance).
We also see how King's use of repetition (through anaphora, epistrophe, and epimone) encouraged audience responses - vocal participation.