|Also sp. allage|
|figure of exchange|
|The substitution of grammatically different but semantically equivalent constructions.|
Note: Erasmus delineated numerous specific methods of enallage as ways of varying expression by substituting equivalent expressions in order to build copia.
the triple-decker pizza" (active verb)
through enallage of mood is transformed to:
"The triple-decker pizza was consumed by me" (passive verb).
|Sources:||Quintilian 8.6.28 (but unnamed); Peacham (1577) H3v-H4r; Putt. (1589) 182 ("enallage," "figure of exchange")|