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Jimboslice
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could someone give me a quick lesson on figure of speeches
 9 months ago
 9 months ago
Jimboslice Group Title
could someone give me a quick lesson on figure of speeches
 9 months ago
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studymode Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
This may help you ,check it out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Figure_of_speech
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I can explain this to you if you would like me to. @Jimboslice
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Jimboslice Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
please do...
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok. First Personification.
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Personification is just giving a human like trait to an inanimate object. For example: The wind whispered to me. ~Everyone knows wind can't whisper The tree hugged me in tough times. ~We know trees can't hug. Do you understand?
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@Jimboslice
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Jimboslice Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
those are good examples & easy to understand.
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Good so we will move on to simile. Very easy.
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Simile compares two objects using "like" or "as". Example: The cat chased me like a cheetah chasing a gazelle. Or The rock was as still as silence itself. Got it @Jimboslice
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay now for analogy.
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
An analogy is a figure of speech that equates two things to explain something unfamiliar by highlighting its similarities to something that is familiar. This figure of speech is commonly used in spoken and written English. For example: Questions and answers, crying and laughing, etc.  See more at: http://fos.iloveindia.com/#sthash.uhyISFB3.dpuf
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Got it?
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@Jimboslice
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
???
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Jimboslice Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I understand
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok, now metaphor.
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Metaphor is saying one thing is another using was or is. Ex: That cat was a cheetah chasing me! or You were a snail in the race
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
got it?
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Jimboslice Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes. will you help me on one of my questions
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Sure thing!
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Jimboslice Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks, okay so one of my figure of speeches come from a Bob Marley song. "Preacherman, don't tell me, Heaven is under the earth. I know you don't know what life is really worth." Honestly I can't decide
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Heaven is under earth is a metaphor I believe. What was your question?
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Jimboslice Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that was the question I didn't understand where that quote was under witch figure of speech
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Hard to say. I think it can be multiple things. Metaphor, Hyperbole
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thank you for all your help @noneyabusiness
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noneyabusiness Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You are welcome
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