Trope (21 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

  • Editors

Context

Any use of a word that turns its meaning from literal to figurative. Metaphor and metonymy are the most frequent forms.

Citation:
Editors. "Trope". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1144, accessed 11 December 2016.]