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#2558 - 05/18/00 07:29 AM Is there a literary term for....
... Is there a literary term for.... when a phrase contains a redundant term, for example "very unique" "baby kitten" etc.,
#2559 - 05/18/00 09:55 AM Re: Is there a literary term for....
Loc: this too shall pass
in Rhetoric, I think this is called a pleonasm, the use of more words than necessary to convey an idea (not to be confused with a tautology, needless repetition of an idea :)
Dept. of Pleonasm Dept.
Iowa City, IA
#2560 - 05/19/00 08:05 AM Re: Is there a literary term for....
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Have you moved, and changed your residence?
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