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  • adjective of or pertaining to anaphora.

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  • adjective Of, or relating to, an anaphora.

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  • adjective relating to anaphora

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Examples

  • In addition, the is motivated by the fact that the features have evidently received some prior mention in the text the so-called 'anaphoric' function of the definite article.

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  • In addition, the is motivated by the fact that the features have evidently received some prior mention in the text the so-called 'anaphoric' function of the definite article.

    On the, again

  • In the anaphoric rhythm of his first two and a half pages in the opening chapter, which moves from what three young boys wanted more of (food, noise, distraction, body-heat), to the moment they wanted less (less of everything but the silent morning and a hard-to-love-impossible-not-to mother asleep), "just this, just this," Torres sets us up for a novel that refuses to play by the rules.

    Ru Freeman: Justin Torres: Give Us More

  • In the anaphoric rhythm of his first two and a half pages in the opening chapter, which moves from what three young boys wanted more of (food, noise, distraction, body-heat), to the moment they wanted less (less of everything but the silent morning and a hard-to-love-impossible-not-to mother asleep), "just this, just this," Torres sets us up for a novel that refuses to play by the rules.

    Ru Freeman: Justin Torres: Give Us More

  • More natural still would be to substitute the second mention of ‘fire’ with an anaphoric pronoun: A fire broke out in New Town last night.

    P is for Phrasal Verb « An A-Z of ELT

  • David Copperfield's lament is given here with my further typographical highlights on the kinds of anaphoric returns and alphabetic reversals by which Gass is intrigued: From

    Notes on 'Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian'

  • More natural still would be to substitute the second mention of ‘fire’ with an anaphoric pronoun: A fire broke out in New Town last night.

    P is for Phrasal Verb « An A-Z of ELT

  • The greatest extension of the period in English in relation to Spanish is seen in the capacity of English to construct a series of short and relatively simple sentences while incorporating repetitions and anaphoric references to maintain cohesion within the text.

    The Extension of the Period and Links Between Sentences

  • Tu es fou... tu es fou: Derrida has given me an idea for anaphoric rhythm in a poem.

    Derrida on the fear of writing

  • An early proponent of the anaphoric view is Fred Sommers.

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