Anesis

Definition of Anesis

Anesis is the addition of a concluding part to a discourse that diminishes the effect of what has been said previously. This figure is the precise opposite of epitasisOpens in new window.

A Typicale Example
  • Tomorrow we water the plants, the whole garden.
Further Readings:
Silva Rhetoricae, by Gideon O. Burton | AnesisOpens in new window