Listeners find tropes easy to understand precisely because much of their thinking is constrained by figurative processes.
I think I'm more trying to use the tropes of the different genres to enliven a kind of mainstream fiction.
All rhetorical tropes exist toward such elucidation of thought.
The familiar tropes of female dependency are likewise hard to find even in parallel forms.
Lacking his intensity of passion and his admirable faculty for seizing the most evanescent shades of difference in feeling, they degenerated into colourless and lifeless insipidities made insupportable by the frigid repetition of tropes and conceits which we are fain to pardon in the master.