expos - Synecdoche The use of the whole for the part or the...

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Figures of Speech Apostrophe Addressing a person or thing that cannot answer. Personification Assigning human characteristics to anything that is not human. Metaphor The comparison of two unlike things as to some way in which they are alike. Simile A subset of metaphor. The comparison of two unlike things as to some way in which they are alike Metonymy The use of a related word
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Unformatted text preview: Synecdoche The use of the whole for the part or the part for the whole Paradox An apparent contradiction Pun A play on words. Usually involves using a word that has more than one meaning Hyperbole Extravagant exaggerations Litotes Affirmation by means of a double negative Anaphora Repetition of initial words and phrases...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course 355 101 taught by Professor King during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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