Top -22 Figures of Speech in English (Part-1)






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This video lesson illustrates the common Figures of Speech in English, with definitions and examples from various spheres of real life as well as literature.
Do watch part-2 of this lesson : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K82A7QXBf-4
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Part 1a (50 Idioms): https://youtu.be/WeM9p0-c-Hg
Part 1b (50 Idioms): https://youtu.be/IaOCunlyKOQ

About this lesson-
The following Figures of Speech are covered in Part-1:
1. Simile
2. Metaphor
3. Personification
4. Apostrophe
5. Metonymy
6. Synecdoche
7. Onomatopoeia
8. Alliteration
9. Assonance
10. Pun

Part-2 covers the following Figures of Speech:
Antithesis
Chiasmus
Paradox
Irony
Rhetorical Question
Hyperbole
Understatement
Litotes
Anaphora
Epistrophe
Climax
Anti-climax