The Daily Trope
Diaskeue (di-as-keu’-ee): Graphic peristasis (description of circumstances) intended to arouse the emotions.
He was kind, merciful, full love, and brutally murdered, here, in this vacant parking lot. 79 more words
6 months ago
Dicaeologia (di-kay-o-lo’-gi-a): Admitting what’s charged against one, but excusing it by necessity.
A: Did you pee on the bed?
B: Yes, but I didn’t really… 175 more words
6 months, 1 week ago
Rhetorical analysis can be defined in various ways due to the fact that the term rhetoric itself does not have a formal definition. Rhetoric can be thought of as deceptive speech, educational language or even just writing in general. 269 more words
9 months, 2 weeks ago
Intimation: Hinting at a meaning but not stating it explicitly.
There’s a way of saying some things that puts them into a rather unsavory, even reprehensible, category of speech. 26 more words
11 months, 2 weeks ago
Isocolon (i-so-co’-lon): A series of similarly structured elements having the same length. A kind of parallelism.
400 million dollars. 400 million lies. 400 million reasons to kiss this guy goodbye. 16 more words
11 months, 3 weeks ago