Ploce (figure of speech)

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A ploce is a figure of speech in which a word is separated or repeated by way of emphasis;[1] the repetition of a word functioning as a different part of speech or in different contexts.

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  1. ^ "Word of the Day Archive". Dictionary.reference.com. 2013-07-12. Retrieved 2013-10-18. 
  2. ^ "The Wire (TV Series) Old Cases (2002)". IMDB.com/. Retrieved 2014-05-29.