use of figurative language – via word, phrase, or even an image – for artistic effect

Trope is a term for a figure of speech.[1] The term has evolved to identify an overused theme or device.[2] A trope may mean a convention, a plot trick, a setup, a narrative structure and a character type all at the same time.[3]

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In rhetoric, there are many types of tropes.

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