alleotheta alleotheta
 al-le-o-the'-ta from Gk. allothen “from another place”
and theteuo “to work for”
Also sp. allotheta
alloeosis or alloiosis

Substitution of one case, gender, mood, number, tense, or person for another. Synonymous with enallage.
  Peacham makes alleotheta the general category that includes antiptosis and all forms of enallage.

Each of the students should bring their notebook.
Through alleotheta, the word "their" has been substituted for the more traditional but non-inclusive possessive pronoun, "his."

Related Figures
See Also
  • Substitution
  Sources: Peacham (1577) H3r

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