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rhetorical device

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  • n. A phrase (set phrase or created phrase) that uses reduplication, onomatopoeia, or other phonetic markers that increase memorability and “musicality” (making rhetoric pleasing or entertaining).

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  • n. a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)

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