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In rhetoric, antanaclasis is the literary trope in which a single word or phrase is repeated, but in two different senses. Antanaclasis is a common type of pun, and like other kinds of pun, it is often found in slogans.

Antanaclasıs örnekleri

  • Your argument is sound, nothing but sound. — Benjamin Franklin. The word sound in the first instance means “solid” or “reasonable”. The second instance of sound means “noise”.
  • Although we’re apart, you’re still a part of me. — Lyrics from “Blueberry Hill” by Fats Domino.
  • Time isn’t wasted, when you’re getting wasted. — Lyrics from “I Love College (song)” by Asher Roth.


  • Put out the light, then put out the light. — From Othello. Othello utters these words to himself as he enters Desdemona’s chamber while she sleeps, intending to murder her. The first instance of put the light out means he will quench the candle, and the second instance means he will end the life of Desdemona.
  • I will dissemble myself in’t; and I would I were the first that ever dissembled in such a gown. — In Twelfth Night, the fool Feste, where dissemble changes from “disguise” to “act hypocritically”.
  • Whoever hath her wish, thou hast thy Will
    And Will to boot, and Will in overplus… — Shakespeare’s Sonnet 135. The speaker is named Will, but the woman he’s addressing has another lover who is also named Will. In this sonnet, the word will is used thirteen times, meaning “William”, “sexual desire”, “penis”, or “vagina”, depending on the context (and it usually means more than one of these things at once).

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