Epizeuxis is a rhetorical device that involves the repetition of a word or phrase for emphasis or effect. In epizeuxis, the word or phrase is repeated immediately, with no other words in between.

Epizeuxis is often used to create emphasis or to express strong emotion, such as anger, frustration, or excitement. It can also be used to create a sense of urgency or to emphasize an important point.

Examples of epizeuxis include:

“I’m not going to do it, I’m not going to do it, I’m not going to do it!”

“Never, never, never give up.” – Winston Churchill

“I love you, I love you, I love you.”

“Oh, horror, horror, horror!” – William Shakespeare, Macbeth

“You are a rat, a rat, a rat!”

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