Thursday, January 3, 2013


Apostrophe refers to a figure of speech in someone/something (who is absent/dead) is addressed directly as if they are present/alive.

"Death be not proud, though some have called thee”
(John Donne, "Death be not proud"

“Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are.”
(Jane Taylor, "The Star", 1806).

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