A country, just like a single old-left-foot-house-slipper can be metonymous. This-for that, quid-pro-quo, how-did-I-ever-lose-you?-metonymous. Hit me at 2 am, sharp intake of breath too hard to connect it all with proper punctuation metonymous. 89 more words
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A figure of speech in which the part is made to represent the whole, or vice-versa.
Synecdoche is a subclass of metonymy where a whole represents a part (“Edmonton” represents the Oilers hockey team), a part represents a whole (“wheels” represent a car), or the material used to make an object represents the whole object (“plastic” represents a credit card). 284 more words
“A theme or pattern that recurs in a work.”
I was already a writer for about a decade when I ran into the first writing help I ever received in the days of pre-Internet. 676 more words