ENG220H1 Lecture Notes - Epizeuxis, Tidus, Psychomachia

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The rape of lucrece lecture 4 notes. Plaiting/braiding also a word used to describe an individual"s character during this time period. Which, having all, all could not satisfy: Pay attention to the word all -> this is a rhetorical figure. One of the sources of the intricate power of language in poem. This rhetorical figure is called epizeuxis -> simply the repetition of word and gives the poem an augmentation. With the repetition of all -> only to modify the meaning with its opposite. Projects what we see in the structure of the poem. Uses the rhetorical figure pollexis as well (foreshadowing) The theme of chivalry and patriarchy is also brought up. In the poem, we get an extended description of what happened. Copiousness -> opening and extending the margins of a story or a narrative. This is done through a journey through tarquin"s mind as he fights with himself. This journey through his mind is known as psychomachia.

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