Tropes Sentence Examples
Listeners find tropes easy to understand precisely because much of their thinking is constrained by figurative processes.
All rhetorical tropes exist toward such elucidation of thought.
I think I'm more trying to use the tropes of the different genres to enliven a kind of mainstream fiction.
The familiar tropes of female dependency are likewise hard to find even in parallel forms.
Lacking his intensity of passion and his admirable faculty for seizing the most evanescent shades of difference in feeling, they degenerated into colourless and lifeless insipidities made insupportable by the frigid repetition of tropes and conceits which we are fain to pardon in the master.Advertisement
I think I 'm more trying to use the tropes of the different genres to enliven a kind of mainstream fiction.
From end of the world tropes to plagues, diseases and disasters, the theme in science fiction is most often the central idea from which conflict or solution to the conflict arises.
Time travel remains one of the most popular tropes in the science fiction genre.
As a philosopher, Favorinus belonged to the sceptical school; his most important work in this connexion appears to have been Hvppwvetot rpoiroc (the Pyrrhonean Tropes) in ten books, in which he endeavours to show that the methods of Pyrrho were useful to those who intended to practise in the law courts.
It abounds not only in antitheses, but also in questions and exclamations, tropes and metaphors, and other mannerisms of the silver age.Advertisement
To him are ascribed the five tropes (pente tropoi) which, according to Sextus Empiricus, summarize the attitude of the later ancient sceptics.
A comparison of these tropes with the ten tropes enumerated in the article Aenesidemus shows that scepticism has made an advance into the more abtruse questions of metaphysics.
The first and the third include all the ideas expressed in the ten tropes, and the other three systematize the more profound difficulties which new thinkers had developed.
Perhaps it is the pre-eminence of work in other tropes by Dutch artists exported to the international arena.
The existential journeys of Rice's vampires created romantic tropes that vie with the philosophical arguments presented in most speculative fiction.Advertisement