Applying the four most prominent rhetorical elements of poetry to the House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
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Captions parse the four poetic modes irony synedoche metonymy and metaphor as used in the sequence of poems in “Poetic Politics for John Boehner”
The four elements of poetics are metaphor (one thing for another) , metonymy (consistent alias), synedoche (dominant reference) and irony (deflating context).