This book includes as many as 29 rhetorical schemes with definition, explanation and examples. Schemes deal with the word order, letters, syntax and sounds whereas trope deals with modifying the meaning of a word. Alliteration, assonance, parallelism, spoonerism and tautology are some of the popularly used rhetorical schemes by authors, journalists, bloggers, poets and writers. Schemes can be used to add effect, intensify meaning, and show the personality of the speaker and the situation.
This book includes as many as 29 rhetorical schemes with definition, explanation and examples. Some of them are Alliteration, Assonance, Anaphora, Chiasmus, Epistrophe, Hyperbaton, Isocolon, Paraprosdokian, Parallelism, Paranthesis, Synonymia, Tautology, Tmesis.
Wordplay is possible only through our knowledge of various literary tropes and schemes. They serve as a ready tool in the hands of authors to reveal meanings through effect.