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(Encyclopedia) metonymy m?t?n?m?, figure of speech in which an attribute of a thing or something closely related to it is substituted for the thing itself. Thus, sweat can mean hard labor, and?


(Encyclopedia) synecdoche s?n?kd?k?, figure of speech, a species of metaphor, in which a part of a person or thing is used to designate the whole?thus, The house was built by 40 hands for The house?


(Encyclopedia) personification, figure of speech in which inanimate objects or abstract ideas are endowed with human qualities, e.g., allegorical morality plays where characters include Good Deeds,?

figure of speech

(Encyclopedia) figure of speech, intentional departure from straight-forward, literal use of language for the purpose of clarity, emphasis, or freshness of expression. See separate articles on?

GB vs. UK. vs. England

The Question: What's the difference between Great Britain, the United Kingdom, and England? The Answer: The United Kingdom of Great?

Glossary of Poetry Terms

Iamb, enjambment, senryu, and more by Ann-Marie Imbornoni A-B | C-D | E-H | I-M | N-R | S-VAccent The prominence or emphasis given to a syllable or word. In the word poetry, the accent (or?