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If it’s to be

If it’s to be, it’s up to me. — William H. Johnsen The rhetorical device and/or Greek figure used is rhyme, where you duplicate a sound in words, or parts of words. Also, from a persuasive stand point, it’s a … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Flying Fish flying fish flying fish

We found the Flying Fish Bridge. Whoa, look at all those flying fish! What colors of flying fish do you see? Say them with me. Orange! Blue! Green! Purple! ¡Anaranjado! ¡Azul! ¡Verde! ¡Morado! –Dora the Explorer in Swim, Boots, Swim! The Greek … 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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