/haɪˈpɜːrbətɒn/ in its original meaning
is a figure
of speech where
is made discontinuous
by the insertion
words. In modern...
- also be placed before
its noun. A common feature
, in which
up by other
words, e.g. ****tus est Tarquinius...
- produce shorter descriptive
phrases. This makes
them often function
, or figures
of disorder, because
they can disrupt
the flow of a sentence...
- hypallage: A transferred epithet
from a conventional choice
of wording. hyperbaton
: Two ordinary
are detached. The term may also be used...
- The Elements
of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase
is a non-fiction book by Mark Forsyth published
in 2013. The book explains
sum of money' The technical
term for this kind of separation
" (Gr**** for 'stepping over'); it is described
point, so giving
it primacy. Hysteron proteron
is a form of hyperbaton
, which describes general rearrangements
of the sentence. It can also be...
of valid, if idiomatic, English
use of OVS typology
are the poetic hyperbaton
"Answer gave he none", and "What say you?" These examples
devices, such as antithesis, anacoluthon, asyndeton, anastrophe, hyperbaton
, and others; most famously
the rapid succession
- Conjugation Numerals Syntax
Word order Tenses Indirect speech Subjunctive
by attraction Temporal clause Clausula
(rhetoric) Hyperbaton Alliteration
v t e...