Meaning HYPALLAGE
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Combining two examples of hyperbaton or anastrophe when the reversed elements are not grammatically or syntactically parallel. It is easier to give examples than to explain hypallage. Virgil writes, & [..]
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("exchanging") transferred epithet; grammatical agreement of a word with another word which it does not logically qualify. More common in poetry. *Exegi monumentum aere perennius regalique [..]
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(n) reversal of the syntactic relation of two words (as in `her beauty's face')
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N F rhetorical figure; interchanged relations between things
Source: latin-dictionary.org

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interchange of two elements in a phrase or clause from the order in which they would normally appear. "A mind is a terrible thing to waste," instead of "To waste a mind is a terrible [..]
Source: rinkworks.com

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(rhetoric,grammar) A construction in which a modifier with meaning associated with one word appears grammatically applied to another, often used as literary device. literary device * Catalan: ca|hip [..]
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