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What is the difference between hypotyposis, ekphrasis and iconotext?

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closed as general reference by FumbleFingers, Kristina Lopez, cornbread ninja 麵包忍者, MετάEd, tchrist Jan 16 '13 at 0:00

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Welcome to EL&U. Please explain the reason you are asking and share your research on the question. As it stands this question is incomplete. – MετάEd Jan 15 '13 at 23:02
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Those are all "figures of vivid description"—and you can find out more details about them from a rhetoric resource like this one.

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And this one, which distinguishes iconotext from ekphrasis – FumbleFingers Jan 15 '13 at 21:46

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