14 Years After 9-11 Summary

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Engelhardt's article, "14 years after 9-11, the War on Terror is Accomplishing Everything bin Laden Hoped it Would", relies heavily on anaphora. It begins with the phrase, "Fourteen years.." in every sentence and shifts to every paragraph by page 2. This phrase draws the reader in and drills the event in our minds, reminding us of all that happened. Because his sentences list, the anaphora helps break up each thought, therefore allowing ease of readability. Another use of repetition is the phrase "Don't you..", directed to our reaction as a nation. Although this subject generates controversy and implements doubt, it also accomplishes keeping the reader curious and interested.

Had Engelhardt used epistrophe rather than anaphora, the piece

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