Presentation 1 Greece Defs And Basic Examples

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Presentation 1 Greece Defs And Basic Examples

  1. 1. Don’t turn up your nose at the basics! Elizabeth Jamison Sept, 2009
  2. 2. <ul><li>Definition #1: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed by Trypho of Alexandria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dates back to First Century BCE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ A word which means the synonym starting from the homonym” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Definition #2: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Metonymy is a part of speech which is imposed on a given thing in a literal sense, but which signifies another given thing according to a type of relationship.” </li></ul></ul>Source: Luigi Arata.  &quot;The Definition of Metonymy in Ancient Greece. &quot;  Style   39.1 (2005): 55-73. Research Library, ProQuest. Web.  20 Sep. 2009.
  3. 3. <ul><li>Saying the name of a divinity to mean the name of his attributes </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hares” to signify “Iron” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Aphrodite” to signify “sex” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Wine” to signify “Dionysus” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Dionysus” to signify “wine” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hephaestus” to signify “fire”s </li></ul><ul><li>“ Demeter” to signify “wheat” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Eileithhuias” to signify “pains” </li></ul>Source: Luigi Arata.  &quot;The Definition of Metonymy in Ancient Greece. &quot;  Style   39.1 (2005): 55-73. Research Library, ProQuest. Web.  20 Sep. 2009.
  4. 4. <ul><li>“ Choinix” to signify “Bread” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Place where to dance” to signify “Choral dancers” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Head and Shoulders” to signify “helmet and shield” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Gods” to signify “The place where the Gods Are” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Animals” to signify “The place where the animals are” </li></ul>Source: Luigi Arata.  &quot;The Definition of Metonymy in Ancient Greece. &quot;  Style   39.1 (2005): 55-73. Research Library, ProQuest. Web.  20 Sep. 2009.
  5. 5. <ul><li>Saying the name of the place to signify its inhabitants: “The Sky” meaning “Celestial Powers” </li></ul><ul><li>Saying the name of the instrument to signify the name of the activity: “Bow” to signify “Archery” </li></ul><ul><li>Saying the name of the thing that has a quality to signify the name of the quality: “Rush” to signify “Obscurity” </li></ul><ul><li>Saying the name of the cause to signify the name of the effect </li></ul>Source: Luigi Arata.  &quot;The Definition of Metonymy in Ancient Greece. &quot;  Style   39.1 (2005): 55-73. Research Library, ProQuest. Web.  20 Sep. 2009.

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