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Figures of Speech
SIMILE
METAPHOR
PERSONIFICATION
HYPERBOLE
ONOMATOPEIA
OXYMORON
ALLITERATION
IRONY
METONYMY

FIGURE
It
Ou...
http://grammar.about.com/od/rhetoricstyle/a/20figures.htm
http://grammar.about.com/od/rhetoricstyle/a/20figures.htm
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A "figure of speech" is a
rhetorical device that achieves a

special effect by using words in
distinctive ways.
like
as

as
METAPHOR
Life
Variety

dream
spice
HYPERBOLE
An extravagant statement; the use
of exaggerated terms for the purpose
of emphasis or heightened effect.
ten

million
PERSONIFICATION
A figure of speech in which an
inanimate object or abstraction is
endowed with human qualities or
abilitie...
picture

screamed
pumpkin smiled
METONYMY
A figure of speech in which one word
or phrase is substituted for another with
which it's closely associated; als...
OXYMORON
A figure of speech in which
incongruous or contradictory terms
appear side by side.
ALLITERATION
A figure of speech that refers to the
repetition of a consonant sound, at
least three times in a sentence.
The sign reads:
Education:
The inculcation of the
incomprehensible into the
indifferent by the
incompetent.
If Peter Piper picked
a peck of pickled
peppers, how many
pickled peppers did
Peter Piper pick?
ONOMATOPOEIA
The use of words that imitate
the sounds associated with the
objects or actions they refer to.
IRONY
The use of words to convey the
opposite of their literal meaning. A
statement or situation where the
meaning is cont...
"Great! This is just what I needed".
It is probably the worst thing that could happen before
your birthday.
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This Powerpoint Presentation was made and submitted in partial fulfillment of the course Educational Technology II which features the Figures of Speech. Made by Jhenalee Jimenez, Clarisse Jayme, and JC Mark Gumban.

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    1. 1. Figures of Speech SIMILE METAPHOR PERSONIFICATION HYPERBOLE ONOMATOPEIA OXYMORON ALLITERATION IRONY METONYMY FIGURE It Out!!
    2. 2. http://grammar.about.com/od/rhetoricstyle/a/20figures.htm http://grammar.about.com/od/rhetoricstyle/a/20figures.htm http://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/figures.htm http://www.merriamwebster.com/dictionary/figure%20of%20speech http://www.usingenglish.com/glossary/figure-of-speech.html *photo Credits to Google.com
    3. 3. A "figure of speech" is a rhetorical device that achieves a special effect by using words in distinctive ways.
    4. 4. like as as
    5. 5. METAPHOR
    6. 6. Life Variety dream spice
    7. 7. HYPERBOLE An extravagant statement; the use of exaggerated terms for the purpose of emphasis or heightened effect.
    8. 8. ten million
    9. 9. PERSONIFICATION A figure of speech in which an inanimate object or abstraction is endowed with human qualities or abilities.
    10. 10. picture screamed pumpkin smiled
    11. 11. METONYMY A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it's closely associated; also, the rhetorical strategy of describing something indirectly by referring to things around it.
    12. 12. OXYMORON A figure of speech in which incongruous or contradictory terms appear side by side.
    13. 13. ALLITERATION A figure of speech that refers to the repetition of a consonant sound, at least three times in a sentence.
    14. 14. The sign reads: Education: The inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.
    15. 15. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, how many pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick?
    16. 16. ONOMATOPOEIA The use of words that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to.
    17. 17. IRONY The use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning. A statement or situation where the meaning is contradicted by the appearance or presentation of the idea.
    18. 18. "Great! This is just what I needed". It is probably the worst thing that could happen before your birthday.
    19. 19. * * * * the end * * * * *
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