paragram

Related to paragram: paragrammatism

paragram

(ˈpærəˌɡræm)
n
a play on words; a pun
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These kinds of metaphors are consistent with those in many of Loney's poems, for example, the paragram 'Book it up' (from 'Crystal fountain'), for 'Look it up'.
The series of poems, which he composed for a journal publication at the same time that Cage was composing his "Writing Through the Cantos," were composed by diastically reading through the entirety of Pound's cantos and producing poems that meditate on his name as paragram. Miller describes Mac Low's engagement with Pound in these poems as "equal measure critical and mournful of their oversized modernist predecessor" (66).
Bach and the Baroque Paragram: A Reappraisal of Friedrich Smend's Number Alphabet Theory," Music and Letters 70, no.
Another important question that goes to the heart of Ermida's (and Raskin's and Attardo's) model is the conceptual and theoretical similarity that semantic terms, such as "script overlap," "super-scripts" and "infra-scripts," bear to the structuralist, Saussurean concept of a "paragram," later adapted and reconceptualized as a "hypogram" by French literary theorist Michel Riffaterre in his discussion of a structuralist poetics of text production.
For Yaguello, punning is exclusively oral, which is not to say that there are not puns in literature, but that the graphic similarity of two signifiers, on its own, may be the basis for a paragram but not a pun.
"Paragram and Significance." Semiotext(e) 1.2 (1974): 72-87.
old tricks, new tricks, puns, portmanteau-words, paradox, allusion, paromasia, paragram, catachresis, slang, assonantal rhymes, vowel rhymes, sprung rhythm.
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