Abstraction advances a proposition from generic to specific.
Amplification repeats a word or phrase, adding more detail to emphasize a point.
Anadiplosis repeats a word that ends a phrase, clause, or sentence at the start of the next.
Analogy compares two things that are alike and is more clinical than a simile. It can use: also, and so on, and the like, as if, and like.
Anaphora repeats the same word or words at the beginning of each successive clause or sentence. There are at least three or four beats. You can separate the beats with other sentences but they should be in the same paragraph. The last beat should be in the last sentence of the paragraph.
She should have ignored the diary. The truth was too horrible to acknowledge. She should have burned it. She should have escaped while she still had the chance.
Antithesis connects two contrasting propositions, usually in parallel clauses or sentences.
Assonance repeats similar vowel sounds in successive clauses or sentences.
The rain on the plain drove Jane completely insane.
Next week, we will continue to add spices to your prose shelf.