Anastrophe in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Anastrophe

a transposal or reverse order of words in a phrase which is done to show importance

Examples of Anastrophe in a sentence

“Leader I am,” stated the dictator using an anastrophe to emphasize his position in the country. 🔊

With an anastrophe in his speech, the speaker stressed the words of the main idea first followed by the rest of the expression.  🔊

“Ask not what your country can do for you,” John F. Kennedy began his anastrophe with the demand for the citizens of the country. 🔊

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