Term: Epanalepsis

Definition:

Epanalepsis is the repetition of a word or phrase, but in no particular position as long as there are words between the repetitions.

 

'[They said,] "In three weeks England will have her neck wrung like a chicken." Some chicken; some neck.' (Winston Churchill)

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Grammar Topic:  Figure of Speech

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