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King’s Speech

I always thought the film should be called  “The King’s Speech Therapist .” — Geoffrey Rush, on the Today Show 2011 Feb 07 while being interviewed for his masterful role in The King’s Speech The persuasive element is reformed cliché-esque. The … Continue reading

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Swim, Boots, Swim!

Swim, Boots, Swim! –Dora the Explorer, book title The Greek figure, or rhetorical device, is epanalepsis, as you can see by the tell-tale repeat of the word swim on the front end and the tail end of the title. Are … 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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