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She also notes that dilatatio--or amplificatio (amplification)--was a pervasive Renaissance rhetorical trope, perhaps its central one.
The works share a miniaturist's sense of rendering human and chimerical figures, and a taste for composition that leans toward the exemplification of a central theme--students of rhetoric might apply the terms exemplificatio and amplificatio.
As for the continuing amplificatio of words: "The sentence in word build is additive but logic partitions the stream, sense outriders thicken its purpose impossible for anything not to be or not if by its own option of necessity, thus it is impossible for anything not to be.
I might add that this amplificatio on the theme of the imagined meal, the meal not served, a description as preteritio, epitomizes the fantasy of this comedy and embodies the figure's joining of absence and presence (to paraphrase Pascal).
Anderson [Leiden: Brill, 1998], 112-208), elaborates on four essential rhetorical moves: (a) exordium, (b) narratio, (c) argumentatio, and (d) peroratio, but he also discusses several optional or subordinate moves, including (e) proemium, (f) insinuatio, (g) initium, (h) digressio, (i) transitus, (j) amplificatio, (k) exempla, and (l) recapitulatio.
The hallmark of Petrarchan-geminated adjectives, antithesis, polysyndeton, and amplificatio can be found both in Leopardi's Canti and in the Canzoniere.
Finally, as if to provide a clue to the workings of the poet's mind that evolved in such complex ways, Bill McCarron has given us a guide to Warren's amplificatio or higher rhetoric.
My analysis indicates that it is even more of a hybrid than this, combining content derived from authoritative sources plus judicious literary amplificatio, an impulse towards both propaganda and secular hagiography, and a mode of composition which oscillates between historiography and fiction.
By doing so, he generates both paradoxes and conceptual schemes, following a process of expansion or of iterative amplificatio, the outcome of which is, paradoxically, the cancellation of the referent.
Il Candelabrum e diviso in otto libri: il primo tratta della composizione (ordinatio verborum), il secondo delle figure retoriche, i libri dal tre al sei riguardano il genere epistolare e gli ultimi due parlano di amplificatio e determinatio.
Technically, for the use of a recondite vocabulary, the rhetorical figure of speech that perhaps comes closest to defining the trait in Warren is amplificatio, or the elevation of style by using what Renaissance rhetorician Henry Peacham defines as "a very great word put for another not so great" (Sonnino 29).
The writer's clear compositional technique is illustrated by his use of identical couplets (1-2 and 533-4) as a frame for his treatise, whilst at the same time effecting a concluding climax by amplificatio of the terms saluz joie and honur (535-7).