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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 … Continue reading

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Speed understander

I’m not a speed reader, I’m a speed understander. -Isaac Asimov The Greek figures and/or rhetorical devices is anaphora, for starting both thoughts with “I’m (not) a speed;” alloiosis for the “not this, this” comparison, and neologism cuz understander is … Continue reading

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Rhyming for attention

To call attention to my profession. -Jack LaLanne , responding to why he performed feats of strength, and comparing this to why Jesus performed miracles. The Greek figures (not Jack, the quote!) and/or rhetorical devices is anaphora, for starting both … Continue reading

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