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Methods > Figures of speech > Antiphrasis
PREFERRED TERM
2558Antiphrasis  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Antiphrasis is a figure of speech in which a phrase or a word is employed in a way that is opposite to its literal meaning, in order to create an ironic, sarcastic or comic effect. Forms of antiphrasis are: litotes, irony and euphemism.
SOURCE
  • Τζάρτζανος 1989
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Kalafata Patritsia (AA)
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Greek

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