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(adj) anticipatory; a figure of speech in which the speaker raises an objection to their own argument and then immediately answers it; also called procatalepsis

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Moments of prolepsis are repeated throughout Goon Squad¸ and particularly in “Safari.”

—p.85 A Visit from the Goon Squad (78) by Alexander Moran
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Moments of prolepsis are repeated throughout Goon Squad¸ and particularly in “Safari.”

—p.85 A Visit from the Goon Squad (78) by Alexander Moran
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a figure of speech by which a part is put for the whole (as fifty sail for fifty ships), the whole for a part (as society for high society), the species for the genus (as cutthroat for assassin), the genus for the species (as a creature for a man), or the name of the material for the thing made (as boards for stage)

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In this regard, the PowerPoint chapter, “Great Rock and Roll Pauses,” works as a synecdoche for the entire novel, where gaps, pauses, and strict formatting rules define each slide.

—p.85 A Visit from the Goon Squad (78) by Alexander Moran
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In this regard, the PowerPoint chapter, “Great Rock and Roll Pauses,” works as a synecdoche for the entire novel, where gaps, pauses, and strict formatting rules define each slide.

—p.85 A Visit from the Goon Squad (78) by Alexander Moran
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a person's name that is regarded as amusingly appropriate to their occupation

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Dickens is one such nineteenth-century figure who particularly toys with aptronyms, such as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (1843).

—p.86 A Visit from the Goon Squad (78) by Alexander Moran
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Dickens is one such nineteenth-century figure who particularly toys with aptronyms, such as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (1843).

—p.86 A Visit from the Goon Squad (78) by Alexander Moran
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(adjective) gray or white with or as if with age / (adjective) extremely old; ancient

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Manhattan Beach is a pastiche of the hoary literary devices and plotlines of disability

—p.115 Manhattan Beach (101) by Alexander Moran
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Manhattan Beach is a pastiche of the hoary literary devices and plotlines of disability

—p.115 Manhattan Beach (101) by Alexander Moran
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