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Research on tropes proceedings of a symposium organized by the Royal Academy of Literature, History, and Antiquities and the Corpus Troporum, Stockholm, June 1-3, 1981 by

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Published by Almqvist & Wiksell International in Stockholm, Sweden .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tropers -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesCorpus troporum.
Statementedited by Gunilla Iversen.
SeriesKonferenser / Kungl. Vitterhets, historie och antikvitets akademien ;, 8, Konferenser (Kungl. Vitterhets, historie och antikvitets akademien) ;, 8.
ContributionsIversen, Gunilla., Kungl. Vitterhets, historie och antikvitets akademien.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX2043 .R47 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. :
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2809631M
ISBN 109174021273
LC Control Number83242709

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  Literary tropes are time-tested methods of employing figurative language to enrich a written work. Though the word trope has taken on a negative connotation in recent years as a signifier of an overused genre convention, literary tropes—including irony, hyperbole, and synecdoche—are tools you can employ to elevate your writing.   The book offered an engaging world readers had never seen before—non-human protagonists, complex alien cultures, genre-mixing plotting—but the lack of tropes made it difficult to pigeonhole. Don’t worry, it all worked out: that book was The Cloud Roads, and it was eventually published, launching a trilogy that was later extended by two.   Schemes and Tropes. Schemes and tropes are figures of speech, having to do with using language in an unusual or “figured” way: Trope: An artful deviation from the ordinary or principal signification of a word.A trope uses a word in an unusual or unexpected way. How to Write Tropes. If you write, you’re probably already using ’s almost a guarantee. If you write fantasy stories, for example, you’ve been inspired to do that by the stories that you’ve read in the past; and even by stories you don’t even remember, or stories you haven’t read that influenced the stories you did read! The dragon on a hoard of gold, the legions of teeth.