One line. Eight Rhetorical Devices.
Last week I asked you for all the rhetorical devices in the line: “One Scoop. Once a day. Every day.”
I learnt a lot. So I'm dedicating this article to your answers. Believe it or not, there's eight!
What it is: Repetition of a grammatical form
What it does: Gives a line rhythm
What it is: Two opposite words placed side-by-side
What it does: Emphasises said opposites
3/ Scesis onomaton
What it is: Verbless copy
What it does: Quickens pace
What it is: Repeated use of words sharing the same root
What it does: Bewitches words into memorable phrases
What it is: Intentional omission of conjunctions
What it does: Adds crispness, conviction, elegance
What it is: Power of Three
What it does: Rolls of the tongue
What it is: You already know!
What it does: Propels the reader along
What it is: Repetition at the end of successive clauses
What it does: Adds a little chime
Thanks for reading — Harry