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Parallelism: Learning to write beautifully

The Rule of three:

A generation ago most scholars believed that an overarching


worldview—conservative, deeply Christian and essentially
medieval in its commitment to order and hierarchy—shaped the
concerns and defined the intellectual limits of Shakespeare and
other Elizabethan dramatists.

Polysyndeton: the politics of polysyndeton

"In years gone by, there were in every community men and
women who spoke the language of duty and morality and loyalty
and obligation."

 William F. Buckley

and Asyndeton:

In books I find the dead as if they were alive; in books I foresee


things to come; in books warlike affairs are set forth; from books
come forth the laws of peace. --Richard de Bury

Chiasmus: