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  1. KittyCatt
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    Language Techniques

    What is the effect of repetition in advertising or speeches?


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    Re: Language Techniques

    It makes you buy dumb stuff and do dumb things.
    Mark
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    Repetition generally makes us remember, but also tends to point out special or privileged meanings intended by the enunciator.

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    [...]as if redundancy had become the keystone of truth and values. The more something is said or displayed, the more real it is. Silence and its resounding clarity has no place, place, place, place, place, place...
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    Re: Language Techniques

    It can also irritate us.

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