Anagram is a form of word game that rearranges letters of a word or phrase to form a new word or phrase.
An anagram is formed by using the exact same letters of the original word, but with one For example, the letters in the word "Shakespeare" can be rearranged to form a word "Keshareapes". However, an anagram in literature is not a nonsensical arrangement of words, as in the previous example. Rather, it aims to parody, criticize, or praise its subject - the original word. For example, a famous anagram for "William Shakespeare" is "I'm a weak speller."
Common anagram examples
We play with words in our daily life to create anagrams that are funny and witty. Usually anagrams are most interesting when they are relevant to one another. Some funny anagram examples are listed below:
Mutter-in-law = Hitlerfrau
Debitkarte = Bad credit
Dormitory = Dirty room
The earthquakes = The queer shakes
Astronomer = Moon starrer
Punishments = Nine thumps
Punishments = Nine thumps
to use pseudonyms to use the letters a440 pseudonyms to use pseudonyms, the pseudonyms of their pseudonyms
anonymous names to use the pseudonyms
anonymous names of their original class anonymous names Create nicknames for yourself. Here are some famous examples:
Ji m Morrison = Mr. Mojo Risin
Edward Gorey = Ogdred Weary
Dave Barrey = Ray Adverb
Glen Duncen = Declan Gunn
Damon Albarn = Dan Abnormal
Anagrams in the naming of characters
using the following examples:
Willinam Shakespeare's anagram of "Hamletam Roman Lolita uses the character “Vivian Darkbloom”, an anagram of his own name.
K.Rowling uses an anagram “I am Lord Voldemort” in her Harry Potter series for her character “Tom Marvolo Riddle” to identify the two different identities of the villain to reveal.
The two main characters of Libba Bray's fantasy novel The Rebel Angels use anagrams to give themselves different names: Claire McCleethy - "They call me Circe"; Hester Asa Moore - "Sarah Rees-Toome".
Examples of anagrams in literature
Depending on the subject, writers tend to vary their use of anagrams (Dan Brown)
In Dan Brown's novel Da Vinci Code, the museum's curator - Jacques Saunière - wrote the following inscription with his blood:
“O draconian devil!
Oh, lame saint!
So dark the deceiver of man "
These were actually The references related to Leonardo Da Vinci and were deciphered as:
" O draconian devil! "= Leonardo Da Vinci
" Oh, lame saint! "= The Mona Lisa
" So dark is the deception of man "= Madonna of the Rocks
In the same novel we see a character, Leigh Teabing, who is the expert on the Holy Grail and who invents a name for himself by taking the names of the authors of The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail, Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln.
Example 2: Gulliver's Travels (by Jonathan Swift)
Jonathan Swift had an uncanny ability to come up with new and unusual names for his fictional characters and locations by using the Anagrammatic method. We find interesting examples of anagrams in Jonathan Swift's novel "Gulliver's Travels" .
For example, "Brobdingnag," a land occupied by giants, is a three-word anagram: great, great and noble (without the syllable ) Similarly, “Tribinia” and “Langden”, the other two kingdoms that Gulliver visited during his trip, are anagrams of Great Britain and England, respectively.
Funkti on by Anagram
The discussion above shows that anagrams are often they provide examples of both wit and humor. In addition, this word game is ideal as a leisure activity in the form of word puzzles (crosswords, upwords, scrabble, etc.) in order to sharpen the decoding skills of children as well as adults.
In the literature, authors can use anagrams to hide their identity, coining pseudonyms for themselves, but still providing interesting clues to keen observers. Similarly, the anagrammatic names of characters and places in a literary work add layers of meaning to names that would otherwise be absurd. and thus further motivate and develop the interest of readers. In detective or mystery novels and short stories, anagrams play a vital role in testing clues to reveal a mystery.
Popular Literary Devices
- Ad Hominem
- Deus Ex Machina
- Double Entendre
- Flash Forward
- Half Rhyme
- Internal Rhyme
- Line Break
- Non Sequitur
- Pathetic Fallacy
- Poetic Justice
- Point of View
- Red Herring
- Tragic Flaw