How many different feet

Back feet

Front feet

Feet, feet, feet. 

How many different feet you meet!

–Dr. Seuss, The Foot Book

The Greek figures, or rhetorical devices, used is antistrophe/epistrophe/epiphora, as in the repetition of the last word (feet) in successive clauses, or thoughts; epizeuxis for the repetition of a word several times in a row with nothing in between; palilogia for the multiple instances of feet in the same breath or paragraph; and the gratuitious rhyme for the feet-meet.

Are there more of these? You’ll have to buy the book to see. You can find them in The Foot Book: Dr. Seuss’s Wacky Book of Opposites(Amazon affiliate link)

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