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Can anyone explain the difference between metonymy and synecdoche? - zapproximator - 03-25-2017

I've read that there isn't a big difference, but I do have the A&I Lit CLEP exam coming up (trying to be a bit prepared)...

Thanks for your help!


Can anyone explain the difference between metonymy and synecdoche? - zapproximator - 05-15-2017

Well, pretty awesome, metonymy and synecdoche did not appear on my test!


Can anyone explain the difference between metonymy and synecdoche? - jsd - 05-15-2017

i always forget this hidden subforum even exists.

sorry you didn't get an answer, but i'm happy that you didn't need it Smile


Can anyone explain the difference between metonymy and synecdoche? - zapproximator - 05-15-2017

No problem, jsd!! I am really glad I didn't get much vocab on my test.