What is Endophora?
Endophora is one of those sad words that exists out of the world's collective subconscious. Not quite as interesting as schadenfreude or as profound as saudade, endophora is a word that only those who traverse the fields of Linguistics will come across.
And even then, they're likely to forget they'd even heard of it.
Ready for a grammar lesson?
Endophora is a general term for an expression that refers to something else in the same text. We've all encountered and used endophoras before, as it's impossible to sound competent in a language without it. In the previous sentence, "it" is an endophoric expression, because it refers to "endophoras", which occurred before it.
This place, however, named after the oft-forgotten expression, is a collection of day-to-day musings, samples of creative work, and the occasional doodle.
There's a myriad of reasons, but it all boils down to a deeply-rooted love I have for the intricacies of the English language.
Overreaching, I could say that endophoras embody what life is about, in general. Everything is interconnected, and all things relate to one another in some funny-haha or funny-sad kind of way.
There are three kinds of endophoras:
We're all bound to live through cataphoric, anaphoric and self-referencing experiences in our lives, and it's only when we look back and read the sentences we've written that we realize just how much everything makes sense.