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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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Figure of Speech - Grammar and 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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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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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 - Grammar and Composition
(1) In common usage, the opposite of a literal expression: a word or phrase that means something more or something other than it seems to say. As Professor ...
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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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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 the Top 20 Figures of Speech. For each question below, choose the  ...
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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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Skills for Life Saving First Aid - About.com
Saving lives is a mindset. It's knowing how to do what you need to do and not being afraid to act. With the exception of using an Epi-Pen, nothing on this list ...
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