Figures of Speech A figure of speech is a word, phrase or sentence or paragraph which is used with the intention of producing a special effect on the listener or reader.Figures of speech are often used and crafted for emphasis, freshness, expression, orclarity.
Types of Figures of Speech Simile Metaphor Hyperbole Irony or Sarcasm Metonymy
SIMILEA simile is an expression in which something is compared to something else and the comparison is made explicitly by the use of a function word such as like or as.He eats like a pig.
You are as prettyas a picture. My hands are as cold as ice.
METAPHORImaginative way of describing something by referring to something else which has the qualities that you want to express.