6 Matching Annotations
  1. Feb 2022
    1. We must, we must understand the politics of our community and we must know what politics is supposed to produce. We must know what part politics play in our lives. And until we become politically mature, we will always be misled, led astray, or deceived or maneuvered into supporting someone politically who doesn't have the good of our community at heart.

      example of anaphora in the repetition of "we must" in the sentences. Puts emphasis on the importance that his community can and needs to learn and understand the politics.

  2. Jan 2022
  3. Dec 2021
    1. Without

      Anaphora using repetition of "Without"

    2. Let

      Anaphora using "Let...(to)"

      Anaphora is a rhetorical device that features repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive sentences, phrases, or clauses. Anaphora works as a literary device to allow writers to convey, emphasize, and reinforce meaning.

      Source: https://literarydevices.net/anaphora/

  4. Sep 2016
    1. I have come here to bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas.  (Applause.)  I have come here to extend the hand of friendship to the Cuban people.  (Applause.)  

      President Obama uses anaphora to make an appeal towards Cubans to try to unite the two countries. He's speaking to the audience's emotional side.

    2. We stand in solidarity with them in condemning these outrageous attacks against innocent people.  We will do whatever is necessary to support our friend and ally, Belgium, in bringing to justice those who are responsible.  And this is yet another reminder that the world must unite, we must be together, regardless of nationality, or race, or faith, in fighting against the scourge of terrorism.  We can -- and will -- defeat those who threaten the safety and security of people all around the world.

      This introduction to President Obama's speech seemed like an anaphora, because of the repetition of "we" followed by an action verb. It evoked an emotional appeal, pathos, because it was directed toward a suffering Belgium.