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Figures of Speech | Literary Devices

Figures of speech are a way to express an idea or feeling using language that does not literally represent the meaning. They are often used in poetry, but they…
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Unleash your creativity by incorporating figurative language into your writing and express yourself like never before.
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Elevate your prose with the use of figurative language and impress your readers.
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Learn the power of similes, metaphors, and other figures of speech in conveying complex ideas.
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Discover how to use figurative language to add depth and creativity to your writing.
Oxymoron Examples, (oxymoron in literature) Writing Lessons, Art Lessons, Open Secrets, Oxymoron, Potty Mouth
What is oxymoron? An oxymoron is a figure of speech in which two words with opposing meanings are used together; for example, very unique. For example, open secret, potty mouth.
Examples of apostrophe in Literature John Donne, Curtain Call, Prentice
Examples of Apostrophe in Literature
Metonymy Examples Study English Language, English Vocabulary Words, English Study, Smooth Tongue
Metonymy Examples Some common examples of metonymy.
What are figures of speech English Writing Skills, English Language, Ethos Pathos Logos, Middle School Grammar, Rhetorical Device, Esl Reading, Ela Teacher
What are figures of speech? Figures of speech are defined as rhetorical devices that skillfully combine literal and non-literal language and enhance and add color to our writings.
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Onomatopoeia Example Sentences
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Personification Examples Personification is a common form of metaphor in that human qualities are given to nonhuman things. It is a literary device found in the literature.
Figures of Speech List English Grammar Notes, In Writing, Writing Tips, English English
Figures of Speech List Figures of speech are the words or phrases that are not used in their literal meaning. We use deviation of words to increase their effectiveness.
Simile and Metaphor Examples Writing Advice, Learn English, Writing Songs, Gcse English, Grammar Book
Simile and Metaphor Examples (50 Sentences) Similes and metaphors are two types of figurative language that use comparison to create a vivid image in the mind of the reader. Figurative language is often used in poetry since it helps readers experience an event or feeling.
Metaphor and Simile Worksheet English Metaphors, 1st Grade Math Worksheets, Vocabulary Worksheets, Free Worksheets, English Worksheets For Kids, English Lessons For Kids, Picture Comprehension, Reading Comprehension
Metaphor and Simile Worksheet These are free worksheets of simile and metaphor. You can see the answers in the blog post.
Alliteration Examples English Writing, English Book, English Literature, English Class, Teaching Math
Alliteration Examples (35 sentences) Alliteration is a type of literary device that uses the repetition of similar consonant sounds in closely packed phrases.
Vignette Examples (Literary Devices)
Vignette is a French word that translates to "little vine" and in literature, the vignette is a brief story that focuses on one moment or event. A vignette often describes an object or person's appearance or action. The term came about in the 1600s and was largely used by artists who would create small paintings of people, objects, scenes from nature, etc., as they were called "vignettes." Ernest Hemingway Short Stories, French Words, Character Development
Vignette Examples (Literary Devices)
Subjective Literature (Types of Subjective Poetry) Types Of Poems, Rhyme Scheme, Elegy, Short Poems
Subjective Literature (Types of Subjective Poetry)
Juxtaposition Examples in Literature Dying Of The Light, Light In The Dark, Literary Elements, Alliteration, High School English
Juxtaposition Examples in Literature What is juxtaposition? The placement of two or more ideas and places side by side, to highlight the contrast between them is called juxtaposition.
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Free Verse Poetry Examples
Synecdoche Examples Chelsea Football Team, Ad Hominem, The Orator, Feeling Sick
Synecdoche Examples in Literature (Literary Devices) This post contains some common examples of synechdoche and some examples from literature.
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What is a Cliché? (Examples in Literature & Sentences)
Biography in Literature (Literary Devices) Language Teaching, Literary Devices Activities, Teachings, Book Quotes
Biography in Literature (Literary Devices)