enallage


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enallage

(ɪˈnæləɡɪ)
n
(Grammar) the act of using one grammatical form in place of another
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Noun1.enallage - a substitution of part of speech or gender or number or tense etc. (e.g., editorial `we' for `I')
rhetorical device - a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)
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We can see examples of enallage of person, erotema or rhetorical question, exclamation or ecphonesis, prosopopeia, aposiopesis, and prolepsis.
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." These two chapters, in my view, clarify the main difference between Mann's work and Parker's: while Parker will trace the spoor of a pun or trope to the end of the chase, regardless of an unknown or improbable outcome, Mann limits the field.
Enraged, Jacobs grabbed the announcer's microphone and shouted to the world, "We was robbed!" Turns out that Jacobs fashioned his patch of rhetorical and oratorical immortality from a Greek figure of speech called enallage, an effective mistake in grammar that drives home an argument.
Innovazioni semantiche e originalita espressiva si possono ottenere anche agendo sui rapporti sintattici tra le parole: Apuleio mostra in effetti una certa propensione all'uso dell'enallage, a cui e dedicata l'ultima sezione del volume.
Parmi lesquels : insertion d'un page de roman (141) ; de journaux (163, 255) ; enallage de personne (155) ; longues enumerations (183), ratures (208-09), signes diacritiques impromptus (les crochets) (213) ; mots disparus blancs ; mots croises (250), et cetera.
Udall is particularly interested in enallage (the substitution of a part of speech for another part of speech), discussed in the second book, and the construction of the noun and pronoun, expounded in the third book (49-52v).
Group (g) has a special status: all these examples can be described also as enallage, that is, a figure that connects an adjective not to the entity to which it would naturally be connected but to another entity in some association with the first one, this relationship being possibly "metonymical." Thus, in the first example, it is not Eros who is mad but his victims (that is, the men and women who fall in love)--which means that Eros, strictly speaking, "drives people crazy" but is not crazy at all.
Melanchthon's sparse marginal commentary, which consists primarily of identifications of rhetorical figures, labels the troublesome third-person verb as a "Coniugationis verborum enallage" (enallage of the conjugation of the verb).
The stem of genethliacum is Greek, Gesta Historiale isn't good Latin (367), and we need help with pronouncing enallage and ploce.