‘And the Other Is a Jellyfish’ by Barrie Caxton

Barrie Caxton’s latest blog post is titled “And the Other Is a Jellyfish”.

Barrie says, “I’m thinking of technical terms in rhetoric like chiasmus, the name of the criss-cross pattern “A, B: B, A” that Jack Kennedy loved so much (“Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind”), based on the name of the Greek letter chi, because of its X-like shape. There is (as far as I’m aware) no comparable term for the way this remark on Twitter achieves its sting (no pun intended):.”

And the Other Is a Jellyfish

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