In classical rhetoric, figures of speech are divided into two type Tropes and Schemes. Tropes are defined as an unusual use or twist in the meaning of words. Schemes refer to the order in which the words fall.
Rhetorical Question (erotema)
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ENGL 2307 Poetry and tagged figures of Speech, Tropes on May 20, 2015 by . lymangrant
Lyman Grant is a professor of creative writing and humanities at Austin Community College. He has work at ACC since 1978. He is the author or editor of two textbooks, two books relating to Texas literature, three volumes and a chapbook of poetry. Recently he traveled the United States for a year in a 34-foot RV 5th wheel trailer with his wife and two younger sons.