My impression from Crowley’s and Hawhee’s explanation of “ancient style,” is it is very straight to the point and detailed. To be honest I didn’t know what to make of this article. I had to break some of it down to even understand it a little bit. I did recognize some of the tropes which were onomatopoeia, metonomy, metaphor, and synecdoche. To be honest I have heard of hyperbole, but have never understood how to correctly use it. The figures that I found the most confusing though were “Figures that Interrupt Normal Word Order.” It was hard to read something not totally from left to right, and also it lacked punctuation.