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Figuresofspeech based on sentence structure

  1. 1. FIGURES OF SPEECH Based upon sentence structure
  2. 2. Irony • A figure of speech in which one thing is said when the opposite is meant. Example: How good of you to refuse to help us.
  3. 3. Climax • A figure of speech in which the intensity of the thought or emotion gradually increases in each successive words or phrases. Example: She dreamt of having a maid, a car and a house.
  4. 4. Anti - Climax • Results when the climactic order is reversed. Example: The politician lost his wife, his son and his parrot in one full swoop.
  5. 5. Activity #2 1. His argument was as clear as mud. 2. I think we've reached a point of great decision, not just for our nation, not only for all humanity, but for life upon the earth. 3. Cheer up, the worst is yet to come! 4. There are three things that will endure: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.
  6. 6. 5. She is a great writer, a mother and a good humorist. 6. This note was a promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the "unalienable Rights" of "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
  7. 7. 7. The plane that Joanna was planning to board from Singapore crashed. Almost everyone got injured and their baggage got misplaced. 8. Water, water, every where, And all the boards did shrink ; Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink
  8. 8. 9. Delia said, "I'm so glad you lost my calculator, Daniel. 10.He has seen the ravages of war, he has known natural catastrophes, he has been to singles bars.
  9. 9. QUIZ #1 1. Death lays its icy hands on King. 2. Why, man, if the river is dry, I am able to fill it with tears. 3. She is as stubborn as a mule. 4. Wisdom cries aloud in the streets; in the markets she raised her voice. 5. Life is a dream. 6. The news was a dagger to his heart.
  10. 10. 7. Famine walks the land with worms in his hands. 8. He's handsome if you like rodents. 9. The White House denied the allegations. 10.Fear lived with us. 11.His arguments withered like grapevines in the fall. 12.“Great, someone stained my new dress.”
  11. 11. 13.I'm so busy trying to accomplish ten million things at once. 14.He has many mouths to feed. 15.There are so many pairs of hands working there. 16.We have always remained loyal to the crown. 17.All eyes were on him.
  12. 12. 18.I came, I saw, I conquered. 19.He is as quiet as a politician 20.The captured general was stripped of his honor, his family and his good looks.
  13. 13. Assignment Read the history of Japanese Literature in your addendum Vol.18 No. 2. Answer the following questions: 1. What were the significant literary works during the following periods? a. Heian Period b. Kamakura-Muromachi Period c. Edo Period d. Meiji Period
  14. 14. 2. a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. Define and describe the following: Kojiki Nihon shoki Fudoki Man’yoshu Kokinshu Haiku Renga Kabuki

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