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- Every speechwriter should be familiar with The Elements of Eloquence: Secrets of the Perfect Turn of Phrase (Berkley Books, 2013): Author Mark Forsyth entertainingly explains polyptoton, merism, synaesthesia, aposiopesis, hyperbaton, and much besides.
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- is an instance of polyptoton (the hand/handle play). 'Something wicked this way comes' is hyberbaton (deliberately scrambled word order). 'So fair and foul a day I have not seen' is paradox, alliteration and hyperbaton all in one.
Polyptoton is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Polyptoton books and related discussion.
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