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amplification

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Literature.

Enlargement: expressing an idea more expansively, or increasing the amplitude of a sound. In analytical psychology, interpretation (2) of a dream-image through directed association and...

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anacoluthon

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Literature.

(Greek, ‘wanting sequence’),

a sentence in which a fresh construction is adopted before the former is complete.

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aphanisis

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A term used in psychoanalysis to denote the disappearance of sexual desire. It was coined in 1927 by the Welsh psychoanalyst Ernest Jones (1879–1958) in his Papers on Psycho-Analysis (5th...

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aphorism

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A succinct, pithy adage or maxim expressing a universal truth, such as Procrastination is the thief of time or, more pointedly, Punctuality is the thief of time. [From Greek aphorizein to...

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apostrophe

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Psychology.

(from Greek, ‘to turn away’),

a figure of speech in which the writer rhetorically addresses a dead or absent person or abstraction.

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asyndeton

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A form of sentence construction in which a conjunction is omitted for economy of expression or rhetorical effect. A double asyndeton occurs in the usual English translation of Julius...

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BUZAN, Anthony Peter (<i>born</i> 1942), Founder, Buzan World/Think Buzan, 1971

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Psychology; Social and Cultural History; Education; Intellectual History; Literature. 624 words.

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catachresis

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Any misuse or wrong application of a word, often by assuming its meaning to be that of a word with a similar sound, as in the utterance I suffer from prostrate trouble, seeming to imply...

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CHOMSKY, (Avram) Noam (<i>born</i> 1928), Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976–2002, now Emeritus (Ferrari P. Ward Professor of Modern Languages and Linguistics, 1966–76)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Arts and Humanities; Linguistics; History; Philosophy; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Psychology; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 808 words.

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eye rhyme

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Psychology.

Words that have similar endings in their written form but are pronounced differently, such as love and move.

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