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a substitution of part of speech or gender or number or tense etc

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This happens in the case of enallage of person, erotema or rhetorical question, and exclamation or ecphonesis.
In this passage, alongside the enallage of person from "I" to "we" that makes Woolf feel part of the story, aposiopesis is used to show the essayist's astonishment when she discovers that there are only female characters in Carmichael's novel, and when the next words that she reads are '"Chloe liked Olivia.
They include the enallage of person from "I" to "we" that Woolf employs to be part of her public and thus share the same conflicts pertaining to women.
On Linacre's enallage and on his grammars' dissemination, see Colombat, Les Figures 139-50, 201-2; Green 89-92.
He repeats Linacre's definition of enallage (carefully annotated in his own copy): "Linacer sayth that amabo, and amabote, is enallage, that is a verbe (saithe he) or a hole sense, for an adverbe.
This is not, strictly speaking, a metonymy but rather a metaphor or perhaps an enallage (the adjective meaning "violent" being, possibly, transferred from the singer to the song).
21) On the relationship between enallage and metonymy, see Bonhomme 75-77.
Lanham defines enallage as a "substitution of one case, person, gender, number, tense, mood, part of speech, for another.
The stem of genethliacum is Greek, Gesta Historiale isn't good Latin (367), and we need help with pronouncing enallage and ploce.
genitoris (forse da intendere a guisa di enallage, come gemino nomine genitoris, per analogia con questa seconda formulazione, che ne costituisce in sostanza una uariatio).
To this end he employed errors and vices of speech that rhetors lump together under the umbrella term enallage (including solecismus, anthypallage, and anthimeria, to name a few); other vices of speech that characterize the language of Clemens's ordinary Americans are barbarismus, antistoecon, acyrologia, synalepha, aphaeresis, syncope, and apocope.
Normally we would expect enallage as a vice of language in English, such as a breakdown in grammatical agreement between subjects and verbs, nouns and pronouns, or pronouns and pronouns.
alleotheta (also allotheta or alloeosis): another more general term but narrower than enallage, it means the substitution of one gender, number, case, mood, or tense for another;