Mary Lim

Monday, April 07, 2014

act: bike campaign brainstorm + definitions

Terms Defined for Rhetoric
9 different tropes

personification - giving an inanimate object human characteristics
hyperbole - an exaggeration of a characteristic/quality of something
pun - a play on words that use similar language from differing ideas

antithesis - showing the opposite of something
irony - depicting an unexpected outcome
metonomy - the usage of something (quality/characteristic) to stand in for another concept
synechdoche - using a part of something to represent a whole or vise versa
metaphor - combining two differing ideas that have similar qualities
parody - using the societal implications of cultural references or another person's work and changing it to mean something else, usually with humor

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