Posted on February 20, 2013

2.19.13

I am sitting in bed wearing a winter hat. Out the window is either a white apocalypse or a blizzard or both. I suppose I’ll find out in the morning when I have to go to class. My kittens keep circling me. Over the keyboard, behind the head, tail up, round and round and round. … Continue reading

2.20 – Catachresis

2.20 – Catachresis

Catachresis is really tough to define. It’s not even in Abram’s A Glossary of Literary Terms. So, I had to rely on Wikipedia and a knock-off-wikipedia. Catachresis, in brief: 1: use of the wrong word for the context 2: use of a forced and especially paradoxical figure of speech (as “blind mouths”) Basically, it seems … Continue reading