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Definition of Trope (literature)

Trope (literature) Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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A literary trope is the use of figurative language – via word, phrase, or even an image – for artistic effect such as using a figure of speech. The word trope has also come to be used for describing commonly recurring literary and rhetorical devices, motifs or clichés in creative works.

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