Figures of Speech

Figure of Speech: Zeugma

I first heard the term zuegma in a course on Shakespeare. I don't remember the Shakespearian example given, but the second was from Alanis Morissette's "Head Over Heels": You held your breath / And the door for me That's stuck with me because it's such a perfect illustration of the term. But this post would… Continue reading Figure of Speech: Zeugma