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#124509 - 03/04/04 12:52 PM hyperbaton
Date: Sat Sep 23 00:02:09 EDT 2000
hyperbaton (hye-PUR-buh-ton), noun, plural hyperbatons, hyperbata
The use, especially for emphasis, of a word order other than the
expected or usual one, as in "Bird thou never wert.'
[Greek huperbaton, from neuter of huperbatos, transposed, from huperbainein,
to step over : huper-, over, across + bainein, to step.]
#124510 - 03/26/04 03:49 PM Re: hyperbaton
Loc: Oregon, USA
This is one of my favorite sayings. Would it be an example of hyperbaton?
Thirty days hath September, April, June and Montana;
All the rest have cold weather,
Except in the summer which isn't often.
#124511 - 03/26/04 03:54 PM Re: hyperbaton vs anastrophe
Loc: lower upstate New York
Different are they?
#124512 - 03/26/04 03:58 PM Re: hyperbaton vs anastrophe
Per Silva Rhetoricae:
Anastrophe is most often a synonym for hyperbaton, but is occasionally referred to as a more specific instance of hyperbaton: the changing of the position of only a single word.
#124513 - 03/26/04 04:01 PM Re: hyperbaton vs anastrophe
so anastrophe is hyperhyperbaton?_________________________
formerly known as etaoin...
#124514 - 03/26/04 04:04 PM Re: hyperbaton vs anastrophe
Or either hypohyperbaton, one.
#124515 - 04/20/04 11:02 AM Re: hyperbaton vs anastrophe
so anastrophe is hyperhyperbaton?
So AnnaStrophic, in promoting 'anastrophe' is a hyperhyperbatonhyper? :)
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