Tropes

// Not to be confused with Schemes.//

A Trope is a figure of speech with an unexpected twist in the meaning of words.

Tropes are used as a figurative language

Examples of Tropes

Hyperbole

Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally, " I'm so hungry I could eat a horse!".

Irony

The expression of ones meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect. An example of irony would be a pilot having a fear of heights or a fire station burning down.

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