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Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
You know the principle of chiasmus, even if you don’t know that it’s the word for it.
Scesis Onomaton, pronounced SKEE-sis uh-NO-muh-tahn, is a rhetorical device used to emphasize a point — often facetiously — by repeating the same idea in different words. For example:
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Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
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