skip to main | skip to sidebar
Home » » Enallage Definition & meaning - Literaturemini.com

It is figure in which one grammatical form is used for another. In it present tense is used for past, singular for plural, noun for verb, etc. 

Examples:

1.

Eros,/Wouldst thou be window'd in great Rome? (Shakespeare) 

2.

Why is this thus?  What is the reason of this thusness?

3.

How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon the bank (Shakespeare) 

4.

But me no buts (Shakespeare) 

5.

To duck an appointment is what gives him pleasure. 

6.

Deep in the shady sadness of a vale (Keats)

0 comments:

Post a Comment

 
Back To Top