figures of speech—major divisions
major divisions
groupings index

Major Divisions

The following include the most encompassing categories rhetoricians have given to the figures. For other groupings, see the groupings index.

Figures of Diction / Figures of Thought

—Ad Herennium 4.12.18
—Mosellanus a2v


Figures of Thought / Figures of Speech or Style


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