Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
symploce (plural symploces)
The white man sent you to Korea, you bled. He sent you to Germany, you bled. He sent you to the South Pacific to fight the Japanese, you bled. - Malcolm X
- (rhetoric) The repetition of one word or words at the beginning and another word or words at the end of successive phrases or clauses.
- (rhetoric) A combination of epanaphora and antistrophe.
rhetoric: repetition of one word or words
rhetoric: combination of epanaphora and antistrophe