Rhetorical Exclamation | Rhetorical Exclamation Examples, Illustration

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Rhetorical Exclamation | Rhetorical Exclamation Examples, Illustration

Rhetorical Exclamation

Rhetorical Exclamation | Rhetorical Exclamation Examples, Illustration

Rhetorical Exclamation refers to the abrupt expression of emotion or wish or contemplation. This figure of speech is generally introduced by an interjection or by such words as ‘how’, ‘what’ etc. Examples:

  1. What piece of work is a man!

How noble in reason!

How infinite in faculty!

In form and moving how express and admirable!

In action, how like an Angel!

In apprehension, how like a God!

The beauty of the world, the paragon of animals—

And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust? –Shakespeare (Hamlet, Act-II, Scene II)

  1. O that those lips had language!
  2. O what a fall was there, my countrymen! –Shakespeare
  3. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! 0 0 0.

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N. B. The article originally belongs to the book ‘The Rhetoricby Menonim Menonimus.

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