An Introduction to Epiphonema
Epiphonema (derives from Greek combination ‘epi’ “upon”, and ‘phonein’ “to speak”), may be described as an added exclamation or speech in form of a succinct summary containing great sense served at the end of a discourse.
This figure is oft-times constructed in form of climaxOpens in new window to embellish the preceded thoughts.
In sum, epiphonema is a succinct summary usually in form of exclamation containing some great sense, embedded at the end of a discourse. It is the last touch by which the author attempts to excite the audience with a forceful and lively reflection upon the subject of the discourse. It may be imperative to add that this study conclusion is an instance of epiphonema.