Meaning of epistrophe


Pronunciation: (i-pis'tru-fē), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledthe repetition of a word or words at the end of two or more successive verses, clauses, or sentences, as in “I should do Brutus wrong, and Cassius wrong. …” Cf. anaphora (def. 1).
  2. the realization by an intellect of its remoteness from the One.
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