Ecphonesis

Examples Help! What is the definition of Ecphonesis?

How do you define Ecphonesis? What is an Ecphonesis? The definition of Ecphonesis is as follows:

 

English Grammar & Terminology Definition of Ecphonesis - a poetic device
Definition: An animated or passionate exclamation.
Definition of Ecphonesis - a poetic device

Examples of Ecphonesis in Poems & Poetry
Poems with Ecphonesis examples can be found by the most famous poets including Cowper and Shakespeare

  • "Trumpet that sayeth ha! 
    Domino gloria! 
    Don John of Austria 
    Is shouting to the ships." 
    Lepanto a poem by G.K.Chesterton
  • "Alas for the Poet, who dares undertake 
    To urge reformation of national ill!" The Flatting Mill by William Cowper 
  • "If thou dost seek to have what thou dost hide,By self-example mayst thou be denied!" Love is my sin. Sonnet 142  by William Shakespeare

Examples Help! Use of Ecphonesis in Poems & Poetry
Examples of Ecphonesis can be found in many examples of the poem, poems or poetry. Famous poets use this figure of speech to convey and emphasize unusual and vivid images. The use of strong word association changes the mode of thought and adds variation, embellishment and adornment to literary works.

Examples Help - Figures of Speech - Ecphonesis

In Figurative Language we use words in such a way that they differ somewhat from ordinary every-day speech and convey meanings in a more vivid and impressive manner. Figures, like Ecphonesis make speech more effective, they beautify and emphasize it in Rhetoric which is the art of speaking and writing effectively. Figures of speech such as Ecphonesis use word association to convey emotion and mood often in a non-literal sense.

Examples Help! Using Ecphonesis

Figures of speech such as Ecphonesis adds adornment, beautifies, colors, elegant variation, embellishment, embroidery, emphasis, exaggeration, exclamation, flourish, floweriness, irony, lushness and luxuriance to the English language. This page providing facts and info about Figures of Speech will help with the understanding of this subject.

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Ecphonesis

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