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Polyptoton vs. Agnomination

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Polyptotonnoun

(rhetoric) A stylistic scheme in which words from the same root are used together, or a word is repeated in a different inflection or case.

Agnominationnoun

(rhetoric) A paronomasia, or allusion of one word to another

Polyptotonnoun

A figure by which a word is repeated in different forms, cases, numbers, genders, etc., as in Tennyson's line, - "My own heart's heart, and ownest own, farewell."

Agnominationnoun

(rhetoric) An alliteration.

Polyptotonnoun

repetition of a word in a different case or inflection in the same sentence;

‘My own heart's heart’;

Agnominationnoun

(rhetoric) polyptoton.

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Polyptoton

Polyptoton is the stylistic scheme in which words derived from the same root are repeated (such as and ). A related stylistic device is antanaclasis, in which the same word is repeated, but each time with a different sense.

‘strong’; ‘strength’;

Agnominationnoun

(rhetoric) Assigning to a proper name its literal or homophonic meaning.

Agnominationnoun

A surname.

Agnominationnoun

Paronomasia; also, alliteration; annomination.

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