Tropes

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carmenguan
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87289
Filename:
Tropes
Updated:
2011-05-23 02:43:14
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english
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  1. Synechdoche
    Figure of speech in which a part stands for a whole
  2. Metonymy
    Substiution of some attributive or suggestive word for what is actually meant
  3. Antanaclasis
    • Repetition of a word in two different senses
    • "If we don't hang together, we'll hang seperately"
  4. Syllepsis
    • Use of a word understood differently in relation to two or more other words
    • "The ink, like our pig, keeps running out"
  5. Periphrasis
    Substitution of a descriptive word or phrase for a proper name or of a proper name for a quality associated with the name
  6. Paronomasia
    • Use of words alike in sound but different in meaning
    • "Ask for me tomorrow and you will find me a grave man"

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