Monday, November 1, 2010

A Guide to Author Jargon for the Reader - 61


using part of an entity to represent the entire entity. Useful in dialog, but in certain narative. Examples are my wheels for my car, my windows for my house, my medical degree for my doctor and my alimony payment for my ex-wife.

Edward C. Patterson

1 comment:

jo said...

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