Tag Archives: metonymy

S is for Synecdoche | #AtoZChallenge

Synecdoche 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 … Continue reading

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M is for Moving Along with Motifs — And More | #AtoZChallenge

Motif “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. My age was 12. I … Continue reading

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