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Diacope

Close repetition of words broken by one or two intervening words. “Done like a Frenchman: turn and turn again.” Henry VI Pt. 1, 3.3.17.

Diacope is an example of:
Repetition

Then weigh what loss your honor may sustain

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Laertes
Then weigh what loss your honor may sustain
If with too credent ear you list his songs
PolysyndetonOr lose your heart or your chaste treasure open
To his unmastered importunity.Circumlocution

Fear it, Ophelia; fear it, my dear sister,Diacope
And keep you in the rear of your affection,
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Act 1
Scene 3
Line 33

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Search out thy wit for secret policies

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Bastard
Search out thy wit for secret policies,
And we will make thee famous through the world.
Alanson, to Pucelle
We’ll set thy statue in some holy place
And have thee reverenced like a blessèd saint.Simile
Employ thee then, sweet virgin, for our good.

O,
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The Queen, my lord, is dead

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Seyton
The Queen, my lord, is dead.
Macbeth
She should have died hereafter.
There would have been a time for such a word.

Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day
To the last syllable of recorded time

Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrowDiacope
Creeps in this petty pace from day to dayPersonification & Alliteration
To the last syllable of recorded time,
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Source:
Act 5
Scene 5
Line 19

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