What is an example of an antistrophe and what is antistrophe?

1 Answer
Feb 2, 2017

It is repeating at the end of phrases for emphasis.



"It is defined as a rhetorical device that involves the repetition of the same words at the end of consecutive phrases, clauses, sentences and paragraphs.

Then I’ll be all aroun’ in the dark. I’ll be ever’where – wherever you look. Wherever they’s a fight so hungry people can eat, I’ll be there. Wherever they’s a cop beatin’ up a guy, I’ll be there… An’ when our folk eat the stuff they raise an’ live in the houses they build – why, I’ll be there…

(John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath)"

Each preceding sentence should elaborate on or explain the repeated phrase, or make it more nuanced.

Hope that helps!