From: caeruleancentaur <[log in to unmask]>

> The Wikipedia entry on reduplication is quite extensive!  It does not 
> mention, however, it's use in Spanish as an intensive/continuative, 
> perhaps because it is colloquial or regional.  The Mexicans 
> hereabouts use it frequently.  It often has a negative feeling about 
> it.
> Ella llora, llora, llora.
> She kept on crying and wouldn't stop.

"She cried and cried (and cried)."

Not so mystical.