Self Similarity – when the part is the whole (or vice versa)

 

Synecdoche – when the part is used as a metaphor for the whole (or vice versa)

                     e.g.  “head” for cattle, “wheels” for car

 

 

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-similarity

 

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Self-Similarity.html

 

 

 

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synecdoche   (si-NEC-duh-key)

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pars_pro_toto

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Totum_pro_parte