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Highlighting the word "yet," which opens the twentieth stanza, Williamson reminds us that in the context of elegy, the "yet" "signifies an anastrophe, a 'turning back' to a point in the argument which seems already past" (67).
Indeed anastrophe occurs regularly not only in Saba's Canzoniere, but in all Italian formal (and often even in free) verse, simply because the language can sustain it, especially in the most extreme forms, in a way that English, not even in its most florid, archaic expression, cannot.
Impressed by fellow University of Wisconsin undergraduate Bob LaFollette's prizewinning oration "Iago," the young Turner learned to deploy anastrophe, anaphora, antistrophe, and polysyndeton (48-49).
inversion , also called anastrophe. In literary style and rhetoric, the syntactical reversal of the normal order of the words and phrases in a sentence.