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- Paraprosdokian: refers to a figure of speech that contains a surprising or unexpected ending i.e. the famous Groucho Marx phrase, “I've had a perfectly wonderful evening but this wasn't it.
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- Many famous people use paraprosdokians, too. Winston Churchill was well known for his paraprosdokians. Here's a famous Churchill quote: “You can always count on Americans doing the right thing -- after they've tried everything else.
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- Used for humorous or dramatic effect, a paraprosdokian is a figure of speech, in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to re-frame or re-interpret the first part.
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- Perhaps it is not too surprising from the spelling to learn that paraprosdokian is derived from Greek words meaning "beyond" and "expectation." A paraprosdokian phrase is a figure of speech or a phrase that starts with something common or accepted, and ...
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