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trope

Saltos de línea: trope
Pronunciación: /trəʊp
 
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Definición de trope en inglés:

sustantivo

1A figurative or metaphorical use of a word or expression: both clothes and illness became tropes for new attitudes toward the self my sense that philosophy has become barren is a recurrent trope of modern philosophy perhaps it is a mistake to use tropes and parallels in this eminently unpoetic age
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The scrolls and the codex of the two novels are maps for the reader in linking the tropes, metaphors, and themes of each novel in a non-linear coherence.
  • Putting metaphor and other tropes in a rather remote place, he propounded another aspect of figurative language as absolutely essential to the sublime.
  • No longer will one or two tropes or metaphors serve to characterize the poetic work done by women.
1.1A significant or recurrent theme; a motif: she uses the Eucharist as a pictorial trope
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The most disturbing of these tropes is the idea that ‘combat’ is ‘the highest form of manliness’.
  • The relative absence of conventional musical tropes doesn't mean, though, that the group approaches compositional matters indifferently.
  • All those things are the tropes of a reductive idea about what is woman and female.

Origen

mid 16th century: via Latin from Greek tropos 'turn, way, trope', from trepein 'to turn'.

Words that rhyme with trope

aslope, cope, dope, elope, grope, hope, interlope, lope, mope, nope, ope, pope, rope, scope, slope, soap, taupe, tope

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