What are the 10 figures of speech?
Please read the list below.
Repeating of the first consonant throughout a phrase or sentence.
Repeating the same word or phrase at the beginning of sentences.
The comparison of contrasting ideas within a sentence or paragraph.
Disrupting a thought to address someone or something not immediately within the thought process.
Repetition of similar sounds within the structure of associated words.
A verbal pattern reversing the pattern of terms within a phrase or sentence.
Replacing an explicit term with a not so explicit word or phrase.
An exaggeration for the effect of playing on emotion.
The use of words, phrase or image to bring about the opposite meaning of what is intended.
The use of understatement to bring a positive outcome to a negative idea.
A comparison of objects that seem to have nothing in common.
Reference to a person or thing by associating the surroundings without direct reference.
Using words to create the approximation of sounds.
The ise of contradictory terms to describe one thought.
A statement of contradiction of thought.
Providing a human quality to an inanimate object.
The use words to play on a thought or idea.
The comparison of two unrelated items or ideas through phrasing using “like” or “as”.
Description of a thought or item by using the whole to describe the part or the part to the whole, general to specific or specific to general.
Using words to downplay a thought or idea.