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Figures of Speech - Definition and Examples
"Ultimately, I use figures of speech to deepen the reader's subliminal understanding of the person, place, or thing that's being described. That, above everything ...
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Top 20 Figures of Speech - Definitions and Examples
A figure of speech is a rhetorical device that achieves a special effect by using words in distinctive ways. Though there are hundreds of figures of speech (many  ...
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Figure of Speech: Definition and Examples (Grammar)
As Professor Brian Vickers has observed, "It is a sad proof of the decline of rhetoric that in modern colloquial English the phrase 'a figure of speech' has come to ...
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Apostrophe (Figure of Speech) Definition and Examples
A figure of speech in which some absent or nonexistent person or thing is addressed as if present and capable of understanding. Heinrich Lausberg notes that ...
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Brief Introductions to 30 Common Figures of Speech
What's the difference between a metaphor and a simile? personification and apostrophe? understatement and litotes? Of the hundreds of figures of speech, ...
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Rhetorical Study Questions - Figures of Speech in Context ...
You're asked to examine the various effects created (and meanings conveyed) by a variety of figures of speech. The tips following each passage direct you to ...
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Review Quiz: Top 20 Figures of Speech - Grammar and Composition
This quiz should help you understand and remember the terms and concepts introduced in our article on the Top 20 Figures of Speech.
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Writing Styles and Figures of Speech Resources Index
Style & Figures of Speech. Style and rhetoric are ancient arts--of persuasion, expression, and effective communication--that are just as valuable to writers today ...
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metaphor - definitions and examples - figures of speech
A trope or figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between two unlike things that actually have something in common. Adjective: metaphorical.
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Oxymoron - Definition and Examples (Figure of Speech)
An oxymoron is a figure of speech in which incongruous or seemingly contradictory terms appear side by side.
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