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Figure Of Speech Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Anika Nicole, Wordsmith
Answered: May 30, 2018
A simile is a right figure of speech that should be used in this sentence. Hence, the correct answer is Simile. Basically, Simile is a figure of speech that involves the comparison of one t...Read More

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Danny R. Glover, Editor
Answered: Oct 24, 2018
The answer to this is Metaphor. This is a type of speech that refers to something by using another thing for reference. In this type of metaphor, the person is trying to say that the other person...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 12, 2021
Idiom

Remember, idioms are words, phrases, or expressions that can NOT be taken literally. Teachers really dont have eyes in the back of their heads. This expression, figuratively speaking,...Read More

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Christian Jackson, Content Developer
Answered: Oct 10, 2018
Figurative speech is often used in literature. You can find them in poetry mostly and in some short stories. They are used in order to compared nouns or actions and it makes it more specific....Read More

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J. Harty, Writer
Answered: Jan 25, 2019
Personification is one of the figures of speech that people use whenever they would like to describe something extreme that people may not understand immediately. In order for people to...Read More

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T. Moore, Writer
Answered: Mar 07, 2019
Personification is the act of attributing human characteristics to non-human or inanimate objects. The most appropriate answer to this question would have been apostrophe rather than...Read More

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C. Block, English Professor
Answered: May 23, 2019
Hyperbole is the answer to this question. Hyperbole is usually a statement that should not be taken literally. It is evident in reality that of course, Anthony did not cry a river of tears....Read More

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F. Ray, Student
Answered: Jul 20, 2018
This is considered to be a simile. This is a type of figure of speech wherein something or someone is compared to another person or item that is completely different from the former. For example,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 12, 2021

Simile

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Diamondrose
Answered: Apr 12, 2021
Personification

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C.Dorothy
Answered: Apr 18, 2018
This is a metaphor. It’s also a Shakespeare quote. It comes from his play “As You Like It”, Act II scene VII. “As You Like It” is a play about two girls who have...Read More

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J. Harty, Writer
Answered: Jan 03, 2019
Epiphora is a counterpart of another figure of speech anaphora. An anaphora is a recurrence of the first part of successive sentences, whereas in an epiphora repetition happens in the last part...Read More

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Aliah miles
Answered: Nov 28, 2018

It's personification trees don't have eyes, 'human-like trait', so they cant watch the lost child sympathetically. this is so misleading. get your facts straight.

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G. Roland, Professor
Answered: Feb 21, 2019
This must be analyzed in order to come up with the right answer. The figure of speech that is present here is a metaphor. This is apparent because of the words that are used. The sentence states:...Read More

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John Adney
Answered: Mar 15, 2017
How is it a metaphor? I thought it was personification!!!!

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