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Noun Concept
Categories: Word order, Poetic devices, Rhetorical techniques
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anastrophe  inversion
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The reversal of the normal order of words WordNet 3.0
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The reversal of the normal order of words WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Anastrophe is a figure of speech in which the normal word order of the subject, the verb, and the object is changed. Wikipedia
A figure of speech also known as an inversion Wikipedia Disambiguation
Figure of speech Wikidata
A reversal in the usual direction of a process, as in the change of density of water at 4° C. OmegaWiki
Unusual word order, often involving an inversion of the usual pattern of the sentence. Wiktionary
Switching in the syntactical order of words. Wiktionary (translation)
Deviation from standard word order by putting the predicate before the subject. It takes place in questions with auxiliary verbs and in normal, affirmative clauses beginning with a negative particle, for the purpose of emphasis. Wiktionary
Deviation from standard word order by putting the predicate before the subject, in questions with auxiliary verbs and for the purpose of emphasis. Wiktionary (translation)
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Inversion takes place in the sentence 'Is she here?' — 'is', the predicate, is before 'she', the subject. ( with an auxiliary verb ). Wiktionary
Inversion takes place in the sentence 'Never have I done that.' — 'have', the predicate, is before 'I', the subject, due to 'never' being the first word of the sentence. ( for the purpose of emphasis ). Wiktionary
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