inter se pugnantia

Figure Name inter se pugnantia
Source Silva Rhetoricae
Earliest Source None
Etymology None
Type Chroma
Linguistic Domain Semantic

Using direct address to reprove someone before an audience, pointing out the contradictions in that person's character, often between what a person does and says.


Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal? —Romans 2:21

Kind Of Identity
Part Of
Related Figures apostrophe, figures of pathos
Confidence None
Last Editor Ashley Rose Kelly
Confidence None
Editorial Notes added related figure
Reviewed Yes
Reviewer Ashley Rose Kelly