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Top 20 Figures of Speech - Definitions and Examples
Though there are hundreds of figures of speech, here we'll focus on just 20 of the most common figures.
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Figures of Speech - Definition and Examples
The figures of speech are the various rhetorical uses of language that depart from customary construction, order, or significance.
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Brief Introductions to 30 Common Figures of Speech
Of the hundreds of figures of speech, many have similar or overlapping meanings . Here we offer simple definitions and examples of 30 common figures, drawing ...
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Big Quiz on Figures of Speech in Advertising Slogans
Since ancient times, the figures of speech have served three main purposes: to instruct and entertain people through the play of language,; to persuade people ...
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Review Quiz: Top 20 Figures of Speech - Grammar & 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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Figures of Speech - Grammar & Composition - About.com
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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simile - definition and examples of similes - figures of speech
A simile is a figure of speech in which two fundamentally unlike things are explicitly compared, usually in a phrase introduced by "like" or "as."
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metaphor - definitions and examples - figures of speech
A metaphor is a figure of speech in which an implicit comparison is made between two unlike things that actually have something in common.
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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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Teaching the Figures of Speech in Movies - Grammar & Composition
Drawing on N. Roy Clifton's book "The Figure in Film," we look at several examples of visual metaphors, similes, and other figures of speech in movies.
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