What the ?$%^ is a Literary Tropes?

Without looking it up, do you know what a trope is?? I knew as an author I used tropes a lot! But I didn’t know what I was using was called a trope! trope  noun \ ˈtrōp  \ Definition of trope  1: a word or expression used in a figurative sense : FIGURE OF SPEECH 2: a common or overused theme or […]