claims that the final scene illustrates the harmony of the neo-Platonic principle of discordia concors, especially as it is realized by the rhetorical trope antimetabole
, with its mirror-like symmetry (2003,156-71).
Like its twin sister chiasmos, antimetabole
can be used to suggest ironic reversal; it challenges and, therefore, compels us to reconsider causal relationships:
Readers interested in obscure terminology--for example, anadiplosis, antimetabole
, furstenspeigl, governmentality, ideologeme, rhizomatic, uchronic--will learn much new vocabulary.
Con una antimetabole
si puo concludere che se Agostino interiorizza la retorica, Ignazio al contrario retoricizza o teatralizza l'interiorita con il metterle a disposizione una griglia narrativa e drammatica entro cui adagiare le manifestazioni spirituali dell'io" (Battistini 34).
A wizard at maneuvering the tropes and figures of the medieval schoolboy's rhetoric, she makes use of many kinds of asymmetry, including aposiopesis ("a sudden breaking off of a thought in the middle of a sentence as though the speaker were unable or unwilling to continue"), antimetabole
("turning about"), asteismus ("refined, witty talk"), on through the alphabet of word and sound plays, including arrangement on the page.
289-291), in an antimetabole
which seems to suggest a perfect and delightful cycle.
of the first line (all--love--love--all) does not merely reflect but establishes the logic of prodigal love.
For Dubrow, reading closely in the 1990s for that life-giving irony is Aristotelian and therapeutic, called for by her beloved readers, caught in their own cultural antimetabole
and carrying the burden of interpretation.
11) English Renaissance writers did not use the term chiasmus, and the device known today as antimetabole
had several different names in Shakespeare's time.
In an antimetabole
beloved by adherents of theory, Heigerson says that as England wrote ("authored/authorized" ) Hakluyt, so Hakluyt wrote ("authored/authorized" England, meaning that he shaped English mercantilist self-consciousness.
, Commutatio, Permutatio, Counterchange
Second, because these elements are the tropes and figures of rhetoric, I shall also follow Nelles's linking of embedding's structural dynamics to other tropes--to, in the special case of my project, antimetabole