Figure Name geographia
Source Silva Rhetoricae (
Earliest Source None
Synonyms earth, grapho, to write
Etymology None
Type Trope
Linguistic Domain Semantic

Vivid representation of the earth to create an illusion of reality.


Kind Of
Part Of
Related Figures Figures of Description, enargia
Notes Related Topics of Invention: Subject and Adjuncts - Since description typically takes the form of delineating the attributes of something, it is therefore the use of this topic of invention, by which one identifies the characteristics (or adjuncts) of a given subject. See Also: Progymnasmata: Description
Confidence Unconfident
Last Editor Jacqueline Mok
Confidence Unconfident
Editorial Notes
Reviewed No