Ecphonesis (ec-pho-nee’-sis): An emotional exclamation.
Pat: “My head is on fire!”
Sam: “So is your imagination.”
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)
Enallage (e-nal’-la-ge): The substitution of grammatically different but semantically equivalent constructions.
The rain in Phoenix fell and fell and fell. Drenched with nearly 2 inches of H2O, Interstate 17 closed, the airport closed, and 31,000 suburban Phonecians lost their electricity. 16 more words