“Mad world! Mad kings! Mad composition!” - Shakespeare
|Examples (expression referring to a preceding expression)|
That's John's car. He [referring to "John"] won't want to see you sitting on it [referring to the car].
- (rhetoric) The repetition of a phrase at the beginning of phrases, sentences, or verses, used for emphasis.
- (linguistics) An expression that can refer to virtually any referent, the specific referent being defined by context.
- (linguistics) An expression that refers to a preceding expression.
- In linguistics, the terms anaphor and anaphora are sometimes used interchangeably, although in some theories, a distinction is made between them. See the Wikipedia article.
- (reference to something previously mentioned): endophora
- plural of