Rhetoric: Three More Techniques

Austin Lawyer magazine, May 2013, page 7

2 Pages Posted: 6 Jun 2013

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Wayne Schiess

University of Texas School of Law

Abstract

This piece describes three forms of parallelism: anaphora (begin the same way), epistrophe (end the same way), and chiasmus (reverse parallelism) and gives examples. These rhetorical techniques can add emphasis and persuasion to legal writing.

Keywords: parallelism, anaphora, epistrophe, chiasmus, rhetoric, emphasis, persuasion, legal writing

Suggested Citation

Schiess, Wayne, Rhetoric: Three More Techniques. Austin Lawyer magazine, May 2013, page 7. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2275013

Wayne Schiess (Contact Author)

University of Texas School of Law ( email )

727 East Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.utexas.edu/law

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