hypallage


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hypallage

(haɪˈpæləˌdʒiː)
n
(Rhetoric) rhetoric a figure of speech in which the natural relations of two words in a statement are interchanged, as in the fire spread the wind
[C16: via Late Latin from Greek hupallagē interchange, from hypo- + allassein to exchange]

hypallage

the deliberate movement for effect and emphasis of one of a group of nouns from a more natural position to one less natural, as Virgil’s “the trumpet’s Tuscan blare” for “the Tuscan trumpet’s blare.” — hypallactic, adj.
See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices

hypallage

The reversal of the usual relationship between two words.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypallage - reversal of the syntactic relation of two words (as in `her beauty's face')
rhetorical device - a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)
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Bioy records their mentioning of Virgil's famous hypallage on April 14th 1960 (621).
In this paper, I shall focus on one specific figure of speech, namely hypallage, metaphor's neighbor, which shares some features of metonymy and enthymeme.
The next two chapters deal with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in terms of hypallage or, in Puttenham's irresistible locution, "The Changeling," and Ben Jonson's Epicoene in terms of enallage, or (again, Puttenham) "The Figure of Exchange.
Chiasmus, a term crossing, forming a parallel or an antithesis: "As our cities are not conceived for the car, our cars are conceived for the city" (Volkswagen); hypallage, a change of assigning to certain words what would logically belong to others : "Hiring Super, it's Citer" (Citer, a make of car hire, instead of saying "Hiring Citer, it's super"); antonymy, a very interesting figure, and also much-used to achieve a persuasive effect: "The less you drive, the faster you go"(Air Inter), "When you buy the first TV set, buy the last Sony"(Sony).
Sutton refers to three different kinds of metonymy: antonomasia, or the use of epithets, for example, Wright as "High Priestess of Infidelity" (84); hypallage, or the switching of attributes, for example, the rhetorical accomplishments the Woman's Building is meant to celebrate are marginalized; and paronomasia, or a slight but telling change of name, for example, public woman as "public woman.
Note also the hypallage describing the dead girl's state as "le double sommeil de l'innocence et de la vertu" (143); through the allegory comparing her body to "la statue de la Virginite endormie" (143); and through the simile of the moon rising "comme une blanche vestale" (144) and, presumably, like Atala's soul.
amphibology (ambiguity; but the etymologies are different--that which is ambiguous goes around something rather than straight at it; that which is amphibologous has been thrown on both sides of something); and hypallage (shifting the application of a word--"the grateful shade" on a hot summer's day, "a wicked wound").
It's true that perenne can't modify saeclo, but it's also true that hypallage, the transfer of an epithet, is a minor liberty of the kind that Dryden, Pope, and every English translator who wrote before the advent of the late modern notion of a literary text translated "literally" took without asking.
63 terraeque inmurmurat);(1) secondly, the use of hypallage of the `sleepless pillow' variety (with the same adjective at Th.
Largely derived from rhetorical theory (probably from Melanchthon, via Lucas Lossius), terms such as hypallage, hypotyposis, parrhesia, pathopoeia, and syncope are used to describe musical procedures, not always in a way one would expect from the rhetorical analogue (indeed, in some cases Burmeister even changed his mind between treatises).
67) The text is puzzling, but there seems to be no alternative to accepting the odd hypallage by which the bulging of Theseus' youthful muscles is transferred to his logos.
This daring hinge in de Graef's narrative must, by a kind of hypallage, strengthen the continuity between the legacy of the paternal uncle (avuncular father?