Erotesis

Definition of Erotesis

Er`o`te´sis
n.1.(Rhet.) A figure of speech by which a strong affirmation of the contrary, is implied under the form of an earnest interrogation, as in the following lines; -
Must I give way and room to your rash choler?
Shall I be frighted when a madman stares?
- Shak.
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