Figures O F Speech Of The Flea Sonnet Essays and Term Papers

  • figures of speech

    must act, now Understatement is a literary device in which the situation is made to seem less serious than what it really is. Understatement is a figure of speech in which there is a contrast between the description and reality. understatement can be used to reflect modesty, sarcasm, derogatory or complimentary...

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  • Figures of Speech

    Figures of Speech 1. Alliteration - The repetition of an initial consonant sound. 2. Allusion - Figure of speech that makes a reference to or representation of, a place, event, literary work, myth, or work of art, either directly or by implication. 3. Antithesis - The juxtaposition...

      340 Words | 2 Pages   Literal and figurative language, Metonymy, Figure of speech, Irony

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    Figures of Speech  A mode of expression in which words are used out of their literal meaning or out of their ordinary use in order to add beauty or emotional intensity Figurative Language  Gives extra dimension to the language by stimulating the imagination and evoking visual and...

      1074 Words | 40 Pages   Literal and figurative language, Metaphor

  • Figure of Speech

    A figure of speech is a use of a word that diverges from its normal meaning,[citation needed] or a phrase with a specialized meaning not based on the literal meaning of the words in it such as a metaphor, simile, or personification.[citation needed] Figures of speech often provide emphasis, freshness...

      2519 Words | 8 Pages   Figure of speech, Literal and figurative language, Pun, Synecdoche

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    Name ـــــــــــــــــــــــــــــ Dateــــــــــــــــــــــــــ Activity 1: Simile and Metaphor  Decide whether the sentence contains a simile or a metaphor, and identify the two things being compared. Then change the simile into metaphor and vice versa: ...

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  • Figure of Speech

    List of Figures Of Speech Personification Personification is all about adding a human trait to an inanimate object or an abstraction. For example: The picture in that magazine shouted for attention. Simile A simile is a figure of speech that compares two unrelated things or ideas using "like" or...

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  • Figures of Speech

    FigureS of Speech Epithet- used to point out and impart strength or ornament to diction. Ex. Everything is fair for Justin, the Just Ivan, the Terrible was feared by his subjects PUN- form of word play which suggests two or more meanings of similar sounding words for an...

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  • Figures of Speech

    III-14 AB/BSE Literature FIGURE OF SPEECH A figure of speech is a mode of expression in which words are used out of their literal meaning or out of their ordinary use in order to add beauty or emotional intensity or to transfer the poet's sense. FIGURES OF SPEECH | EXAMPLE (in Filipino Language/Context)...

      404 Words | 2 Pages   Literal and figurative language, Metonymy

  • Figures of Speech

    walks, treads on the ground: And yet by heaven, I think my love as rare, As any she belied with false compare. ~William Shakespeare, Sonnet CXXX 2. Metaphor Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day By: William Shakespeare Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely...

      498 Words | 3 Pages   Sonnet 130, Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears, Sonnet 18

  • Figure of Speech

    Types of Figure of speech 1.      Simile Is a figure of speech comparing two unlike things, often introduced with the word "like" or "as". 2.      Metaphor Is a figure of speech concisely comparing two things, saying that one is the other. 3.      Personification Is an ontological metaphor...

      357 Words | 2 Pages   Literal and figurative language, Metonymy, Synecdoche, Metaphor

  • FIGURES OF SPEECH

     FIGURES OF SPEECH Simile and Metaphor: Both the Simile and the Metaphor are forms of comparison between things that differ in kind. While the Simile is a direct and explicit comparison usually expressed by as, like, etc. the...

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  • Figures Of Speech

     Figures of Speech Term Definition Example Simile A figure of speech comparing two unlike things, using the words “like” or “as”. 1) The sun is like a yellow ball of fire in the sky. Metaphor Comparing two things that are not alike to suggest that they actually have something in common. Her hair...

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  • Figures of Speech

    Figures of Speech SIMILE The comparison of two things using the words like or as. Similes help your reader make connections to things they are familiar with. Sometimes they reveal an aspect of what you are describing that wouldn’t be apparent otherwise. Similes help communicate subtle impressions...

      652 Words | 2 Pages   Stylistic device, Irony

  • Figure of Speech

    Figure of speech A figure of speech is the use of a word or words diverging from its usual meaning. It can also be a special repetition, arrangement or omission of words with literal meaning, or a phrase with a specialized meaning not based on the literal meaning of the words in it, as in idiom, metaphor...

      882 Words | 3 Pages   Figure of speech, Poetry, Literal and figurative language, Ode to a Nightingale

  • Figure Of Speech

    Figure of speech : personification Example : My little horse must think it queer(line 5),/ To stop without a farmhouse near (line 6)  / He gives his harness bells a shake (line 9),/ To ask if there is some mistake((line 10).      Analysis : The horse obviously cannot think for itself or ask questions...

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  • Figure of Speech

    A figure of speech is the use of a word or words diverging from its usual meaning. It can also be a special repetition, arrangement or omission of words with literal meaning, or a phrase with a specialized meaning not based on the literal meaning of the words in it, as in idiom, metaphor, simile, hyperbole...

      3263 Words | 10 Pages   Onomatopoeia, Figure of speech, Alliteration, Literal and figurative language

  • Figures of Speech

    Figure of Speech Jean Graham ATF: Figure of Speech 1/5 “What the hell kind of a word is that?” JD looked sceptically at the board in front of him and raised his eyes to an unusually subdued Buck Wilmington for support. “A perfectly good word,” countered Ezra, quickly adding his triple...

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  • Figure of Speech

    want to forget." 7. Euphemism The substitution of an inoffensive term for one considered offensively explicit. Paul Kersey: You've got a prime figure. You really have, you know. Joanna Kersey: That's a euphemism for fat. 8. Hyperbole An extravagant statement; the use of exaggerated terms for...

      1064 Words | 4 Pages   Irony, Alliteration, Literal and figurative language

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    words or phrases. Example: Fred’s friends fried Fritos for Friday’s food. Tim’s took tons of tools to make toys for tots. Allusion is a figure of speech that makes a reference to, or a representation of, people, places, events, literary work, myths, or works of art, either directly or by implication...

      1090 Words | 4 Pages   Metonymy, Irony, Synecdoche, The Catcher in the Rye

  • Figures of speech

    Figures of speech As one of the articles in this issue deals with the English Language Fair held at the Barbican Centre last autumn, this might be a good opportunity to concentrate on varieties of English style. Let's start with the use of imagery.  The passage chosen for comment comes from The...

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