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Wednesday Writing Challenge: Eerie Epistrophe

epistrophe

Earlier this month, we had an anaphora writing challenge.

This week, I thought we’d try its repetitive opposite: epistrophe. With epistrophe, the last word or phrase of at least three sentences or phrases in a row are the same [Click to tweet]. It’s used for the same reasons as anaphora — to add rhythm and power and emotion. [Click to tweet].

Want to try it?

Here’s your Wednesday writing challenge:

Write epistrophe: three sentences or phrases in a row that end with the same word or phrase. Bonus point: Add a fourth sentence that starts with the same word or phrase. And for this challenge, let’s make your epistrophe eerie!

If you’re up to it, post them below!

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1 Comment

  1. It simply could not be a ghost.
    But what else, but a ghost?
    Even if I believed, I couldn’t say it was a ghost.
    Ghost? No… but…

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