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a figure of speech in which an abstract thing is personified OR an imagined or absent person or thing is represented as speaking (literally, "mask-making")

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prosopopoeia



defined as "a literary trope for the voice of an absent speaker"

—p.62 Chapter 3 (50) by D.T. Max
confirm
2 years, 8 months ago


ideological prosopopoeia is having a heyday: the markets have started to talk again as living persons, expressing their 'worry' at what will happen if the elections fail to produce a government with a mandate to continue with the programme of fiscal austerity

—p.186 The populist temptation (185) by Slavoj Žižek
notable
1 year, 11 months ago


ideological prosopopoeia has its heyday: markets start to talk as living entities, expressing their 'worry' at what will happen if the elections fail to produce a government with a mandate to continue with the programme of fiscal austerity and structural reform

forgot the meaning but what a great word

—p.234 Afterword to the paperback edition (215) by Slavoj Žižek
uncertain
2 years, 3 months ago