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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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Win a few lose a few

You win a few, you lose a few. Some get rained out. But you got to dress for all of them. –Satchel Paige The Greek figures and rhetorical devices used are epistrophe, due to the some, some endings; I supposed … Continue reading

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Win Some Lose Some

You win some, you lose some, and some get rained out, but you gotta suit up for them all. –J. Askenberg The Greek figures and rhetorical devices used are epistrophe, due to the some, some endings; I supposed you could … Continue reading

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Fruit flies like

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana. -Groucho Marx The Greek figures and/or rhetorical devices used are antistasis where you repeat, but switch the meaning of a word and isocolon where you match the rhythm of the … Continue reading

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