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What's the literary technique for repetition for impact?

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GreyGauntlet Wed 13-Jun-18 22:15:43

Can't remember and it is bugging me.

Like when Churchill says "We shall" repeatedly:

We shall go on to the end.
We shall fight in France,
we shall fight on the seas and oceans,
we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air,
we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be.
We shall fight on the beaches,
we shall fight on the landing grounds,
we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills;
we shall never surrender,

MongerTruffle Wed 13-Jun-18 22:18:14


MongerTruffle Wed 13-Jun-18 22:18:34

(When used at the beginning of a clause.)

MongerTruffle Wed 13-Jun-18 22:19:14

(At the end of a clause it's called epistrophe.)

GreyGauntlet Thu 14-Jun-18 03:08:05

Oh fab thanks so much

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