Figurative Language - Litotes

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Figurative Language - Litotes

  1. 1. LITOTES<br />FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE<br />
  2. 2. When a point is made by negating the opposite.<br />Making a point by saying someone or something is “not” something. <br />What is Litotes?<br />
  3. 3. He’s No Fool = He is Smart<br />That was no pleasant journey = It was a horrible journey<br />It was not unlike my dream = It was just like my dream<br />Not a bad day’s work = It was a good day’s work<br />I’m not doing this for my health = I have to (or am being forced) to do this<br />Litotes Examples <br />

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