Pun (22 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.


A figure of speech where a word is used ambiguously, thus invoking two or more of its meanings, often for comic effect.

Editors. "Pun". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=909, accessed 27 October 2016.]