Addition adiectio / addendo kata pleonasmon
The four categories of change: addition  |  subtraction  |  transposition  |  substitution

A basic strategy in the manipulation of discourse for rhetorical purposes. Addition is closely related to (and often simply synonymous with) another such strategy, amplification.

Figures of Addition

Related General Strategies of Rhetoric

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Gideon O. Burton, Brigham Young University
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