Figure Name epidigesis
Source Bullinger (1898) ("epidiegesis; or, re-statement")
Earliest Source None
Synonyms re-statement
Etymology Gr. epi "upon" and dieegeesis "the statment of a case" (from dieegomai "to describe" or "narrate in detail")
Type None
Linguistic Domain

1. A Repetition in order to restate in full... This is a kind of Prosapodosis: and it is so called when the repetition is for the purpose not of explanation, but of kindling emotion, provoking indignation, or evoking comparison.


Kind Of Repetition
Part Of
Related Figures prosapodosis
Confidence Unconfident
Last Editor Ioanna Malton
Confidence Unconfident
Editorial Notes
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