Feet in the day

Feet in the day.

Feet in the night.

–Dr. Seuss, The Foot Book

The Greek figures, or rhetorical devices, used is anaphora, as in the repetition of the first word in successive clauses, or thoughts; and isocolon for the repetition of the four syllables or similar sounding sequences.

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