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Repetition - Definition and Examples - Grammar and Composition
In linguistics and rhetoric, repetition is an instance of using a word, phrase, ... As demonstrated below, needless or unintentional repetition (a tautology or ...
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200 Common Redundancies - Cut Redundant Expressions
Therefore, when editing our work, we should be on the lookout for needless repetition and be ready to eliminate expressions that add nothing to what has ...
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Tautology - Definition and Examples in English Grammar
(1) A redundancy (sense #3)--in particular the needless repetition of an idea using different words. (Repetition of the same sense is tautology. Repetition of the ...
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What Is Monologophobia? - Grammar and Composition - About.com
Given a choice between "monotonous repetition on the one hand and clumsy ... Of course, needless repetition is often just clutter that can be readily avoided ...
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Repetition of Letters, Syllables, and Sounds - Grammar and ...
The repetition of the same sound in words that are close together. ... Repetition of the last word of one line or clause to begin the next. ... Needless repetition.
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Effective Rhetorical Strategies of Repetition
Needless repetition is deadly--no two ways about it. It's the kind of clutter that can put to sleep a circus full of hyperactive children. But not all repetition is bad.
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Methods for Developing Effective Paragraphs: Repetition
In this article we consider how careful repetition of key words and sentence .... Final Reminder: Needless repetition that only clutters our writing should be ...
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Redundancy Definition and Examples in English
To avoid needless repetition, apply this rule: if one word swallows the meaning of other words, use that word alone." (Bryan Garner, Legal Writing in Plain ...
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battology - definition and examples of battology in english
A rhetorical term for needless and tiresome repetition in speaking or writing.
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Would You Repeat That, Please? - Grammar and Composition
Needless repetition is deadly. It's the kind of clutter that bores readers and buries main ideas. But not all repetition is bad. Used strategically, a repeated word or ...
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