Walt Whitman: Poems

Eample of Anaphora

Give an example of anaphora used

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Anaphora is a rhetorical device emphasising the repetition of a sequence of words at the beginnings of clauses. Walt Whitman's, "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking" is famous for its use of anaphora. Below is a brief example:


Out of the cradle endlessly rocking,
Out of the mock-bird's throat, the musical shuttle,
Out of the Ninth-month midnight,