Category: Rhetoric and Composition

Scheme

Arrangements of words and syntax, letters and sounds. Schemes of form of thought Parallelism Antithesis Climax Alliosis Hendiadys Tricolon Crescens Schemes of word order Anastrophe Antimetabole Chiasmus Golden Line Interlocked…

Arrangements of words and syntax, letters and sounds.

Schemes of form of thought

  • Parallelism
  • Antithesis
  • Climax
  • Alliosis
  • Hendiadys
  • Tricolon Crescens

Schemes of word order

  • Anastrophe
  • Antimetabole
  • Chiasmus
  • Golden Line
  • Interlocked word order

Schemes of syntax

  • Asyndeton
  • Polysyndeton
  • Polysyndeton
  • Ellipsis

Schemes of Surprise, or Solicism

  • Enallage
  • Anapodoton
  • Tmesis
  • Metaplasmus
    • Prosthesis
    • Epenthesis

Schemes of Repetition

  • Alliteration
  • Assonance
  • Anaphora
  • Epistrophe
  • Epanalepsis
  • Anadiplosis
  • Diacope
  • Symploce

Schemes of Rhythm

  • Caesura
  • Diaresis
  • Diastole
  • Enjambment
  • Ictus
  • Systole

Schemes of visual impact

  • Word Picture

 

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Synechdoche

With this trope we realize many things from one, the whole from the part, the genus from the species. “Heads must bow beneath this roof or taste my steel.” “Give…

With this trope we realize many things from one, the whole from the part, the genus from the species.

“Heads must bow beneath this roof or taste my steel.”

“Give us this day our daily bread.”

“When robbing a bank avoid the badges.”

 

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The Presentation: Its Schedule

Trial Exordium Trial Narratio Proof Presentation (Research Paper) Narratio with Propositio Stasis Proof II Presentation (Research Paper) Complete Arrangement Proof III Presentation (Research Paper) Memory Sed Contra Chrysostom

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Trope

An unexpected application of words. ┬áThe use of Tropes can enliven ordinary speech.   Tropes of Similarity or Comparison: Simile Metaphor Allegory Onomatopoeia Personification Antonomasia Transferred Epithet Tropes based on…

An unexpected application of words.  The use of Tropes can enliven ordinary speech.

 

Tropes of Similarity or Comparison:

Tropes based on Subject and Adjunct and Cause and Effect – reversing their relation

Trope based on Division

Trope based on Contraries

  • Irony
  • Litotes

Tropes based on confused meanings of words

  • Puns (Paronomasia)

Tropes based on address or subject of address

  • Apostrophe
  • Erotema
  • Prosopopeia

Tropes based on magnitude

  • Hyperbole
  • Meiosis

Tropes based on impossibility

  • Catachresis
  • Synaesthesia
  • Aporia
  • Aposiopesis
  • Oxymoron

 

 

 

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