Definition of hypallage in English:
A transposition of the natural relations of two elements in a proposition, for example in the sentence ‘Melissa shook her doubtful curls’.
- Hyphens and adverbs partake of this concatenation of the style that ends up creating hypallages.
- Just as in Debussy's Preludes, these epigraphs are also metaphors, hypallages and paradigms that can be interpreted ad libitum.
- It is easier to give examples than to explain hypallage.
Definition of hypallage in:
- US English dictionary
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