Figure Name aschematiston
Source Silva Rhetoricae (
Earliest Source None
Synonyms aschematismus, male figuratum
Etymology None
Type Chroma
Linguistic Domain Semantic

The use of plain, unadorned or unornamented language. Or, the unskilled use of figurative language. A vice.


Kind Of Opposition
Part Of
Related Figures vices
Confidence Unconfident
Last Editor Allan McDougall
Confidence Unconfident
Editorial Notes This is a vaguely defined figure. Type Of is Opposition because poor rhetorical skill is opposed with rhetorical skill. But I'm not sure this is a rhetorical figure.
Reviewed Yes
Reviewer Allan McDougall