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What is the difference between hypotyposis, ekphrasis and iconotext?

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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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